The Institute for Christian & Jewish Studies (ICJS) is a non-profit organization that concentrates its educational expertise on the dual tasks of disarming religious hatred and establishing new models of interfaith understanding.
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Approaching the Qur'an
As the sacred revelation of Islam, the Qur'an has shaped and inspired Muslim communities from the seventh century to the present day, from Cairo to Manhattan. This mini-course provides tools to approach and imagine the Qur'anic text and traditions, and enrich the contemporary interfaith encounter. Through the central ideas of revelation and interpretation, the course will introduce Qur'anic textual history, literary styles and themes, and practices of reading and experiencing the Qur'an in Muslim intellectual, spiritual and ritual life.
Lead Scholar: Dr. Homayra Ziad
When: This course will be offered on Monday evenings and Tuesday mornings. Monday's classes will be September 15, 22, 29, & October 6 from 7:30-9:30 p.m., and Tuesday's classes will be September 16, 23, 30 & October 7 from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Where: ICJS (956 Dulaney Valley Road Baltimore, MD 21204)
Register: To register, please call 410-494-7161 or download this mail-in registration form or sign up online by using the PayPay button below.