Oct
26

Islamic Texts Circle: Same-Sex Relations in the Qur’an

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340
Asad Q. Ahmed, Near Eastern Studies

The Islamic Texts Circle introduces the broader CMES community to important themes in the Islamic tradition via its holy scripture, the Qur’an, and via its long history of exegesis. Participants will gain exposure to the rich and variegated interpretive angles developed in the fourteen-hundred years of Islamic history, so that they may discuss relevant themes … Continued

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Apr
04

Islamic Texts Circle: Muhammad in the Qur’an

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340
Asad Ahmed, Department of Near Eastern Studies

The Islamic Texts Circle introduces the broader CMES community to important themes in the Islamic tradition via its holy scripture, the Qur’an, and via its long history of exegesis. Participants will gain exposure to the rich and variegated interpretive angles developed in the fourteen-hundred years of Islamic history, so that they may discuss relevant themes … Continued

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Sep
08

Islamic Texts Circle: Non-Muslims in the Qur’an

12:30 - 2 p.m.
Stephens Hall 340
Asad Q. Ahmed, Department of Near Eastern Studies, UC Berkeley

The Islamic Texts Circle introduces the broader CMES community to important themes in the Islamic tradition via its holy scripture, the Qur’an, and via its long history of exegesis. RSVP to cmes@berkeley.edu to receive a copy of the texts.

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