Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity

The University of Nottingham

This course sought to situate the Qur’an in dialogue with Judaism and Christianity. The key themes of the course were: traditional and Western approaches to the Qur’an; Arabia in Late Antiquity; Judaism and Christianity from the first to the seventh century; the Qur’an and the Hebrew Bible; the Qur’an and the New Testament; law and ritual purity in the Bible, Judaism, Christianity, and in the Qur’an; the Qur’an, Judaism and Christianity.

4 weeks, 3 hours per week

Holger Zellentin

The University of Nottingham

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Compare aspects of the Qur'an's message to Jewish and Christian teachings of Late Antiquity
  • Reflect on some of the similarities and on some of the differences between the Qur'an, Judaism, and Christianity
  • Assess some of the historical reasons for the contemporary misconceptions of nascent Islam
  • Collaborate with others on broadening your historical knowledge
  • Debate historical aspects of religion with people from various backgrounds
  • Interpret select Qur'anic passages in dialogue with the Jewish and the Christian tradition
  • Explore the opportunities and the limitations of "traditional" and "Western" approaches to the Qur'an
  • Identify helpful methods of reading the Qur'an historically, comparatively, and respectfully

Syllabus

  • Traditional and Western approaches to the Qur’an
  • Arabia in Late Antiquity
  • Judaism and Christianity from the first to the seventh century
  • The Qur’an and the Hebrew Bible
  • The Qur’an and the New Testament
  • Law and ritual purity in the Bible, Judaism, Christianity, and in the Qur’an
  • The Qur’an, Judaism and Christianity

Issued on 17th January 2022

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The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity

The University of Nottingham