Unlocking the Medinan Qur’an

Am Pembroke College Oxford findet vom 19.-21. März 2017 ein Workshop zum Thema ‚Unlocking the Medinan Qur’an‚ statt. Eine kostenlose Registrierung ist notwendig.


Das Programm:

Sunday, 19 March

4–6 pm: Ritual and Law in the Medinan Qur’an

Welcome and introduction (Nicolai Sinai)

Angelika Neuwirth (Free University Berlin):
The Jerusalem qiblah in a Meccan and Medinan Context

Holger Zellentin (University of Nottingham):
Law in the Medinan Qur’an in its Late Antique Context

Monday, 20 March

9–10:30 am: Obedience and Hypocrisy in the Medinan Qur’an

Andrew O’Connor (University of Notre Dame):
Obeying God and His Messenger: Medinan Prophetology in the Meccan Qur’an?

Devin Stewart (Emory University):
The Hypocrites and Dissimulation in the Qur’an

11 am–12:30 pm:Literary, Compositional, and Redactional Aspects (1)

Marianna Klar (SOAS):
Lexical Layers vs. Structural Paradigms in the Opening of Sūrat al-Baqarah

Adam Flowers (University of Chicago):
The Two Medinan Literary Oeuvres

2–3:30 pm: Literary, Compositional, and Redactional Aspects (2)

Nora K. Schmid (Free University Berlin):
Questions, Organisation of Knowledge, and Controversial Theology in the Medinan Surahs

Nicolai Sinai (University of Oxford):
The Composition of the Medinan Surahs

4–5:30 pm: Selected Surahs and Passages (1): From Mecca to Medina

Walid Saleh (University of Toronto):
Surah 16 as a Transitional Medinan Proclamation: The Beginnings of a New Identity

Gabriel S. Reynolds (University of Notre Dame):
An Analysis of Two Surahs Conventionally Classed as Medinan: Q 61 and 66

Tuesday, 21 March

9–10:30 am: Selected Surahs and Passages (2): The Israelites

Cecilia Palombo (Princeton University):
God Speaks in Formulae: The Golden Calf between Medinan and Meccan Surahs

Joseph Witztum (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem):
Moses and the Israelites at Sinai: Intra-Qur’anic Parallels in Light of Rabbinic Traditions

11–12:30 pm: Selected Surahs and Passages (3): Surahs 5, 8, and 9

Karen Bauer (Institute of Ismaili Studies, London):
Emotion in Surahs 8 and 9

Neal Robinson:
Further Thoughts on Sūrat al-Māʾidah