The Society of Biblical Literature’s 2019 International Meeting will take place from July 1- 5, 2019 in Rome, Italy at The Pontifical Biblical Institute and the Gregorian University.
The SBL International Meeting is held annually outside North America. It provides a unique forum for international scholars who are unable to attend the North American meeting and for all who wish to engage more directly SBL’s growing international membership and scholarship.
Readers of this blog may want to give special attention to the following presentations:
Session 3-30, “Qur’an and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective.”
July 3, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
Saqib Hussain, Oxford University
Q 38 as Re-written Bible
Abbas Ashrafi, Allameh Tabatabai University
The Semantics of the Term “Logos” in the Qur’an and the New Testament
Session 4-23: “Qur’an and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective”
July 4, 11 AM – 12:30 PM
Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, Trinity College, Dublin
Q 93 and Psalm 22: A Quranic Response to a Psalmic Question
Georgina L. Jardim, University of Gloucestershire
Psalm 31: Giving Voice to the Qur’an’s Mary and the Bible’s Hagar
Jusuf Salih, University of Dayton
Mary: The Bridge between Muslims and Christians
Session 5-5: “Qur’an and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective / Biblical Characters in Three Traditions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam)”
July 5, 9:00 – 10:30 AM
Abdulla Galadari, Khalifa University of Science & Technology
Abraham and the Birds: Comparing Qur’an 2:260, Genesis 15, and Romans 4
Kate Tinson, Cardiff University
Sura al Baqara: The Three Cow Narratives of Verses 51–95 and Their Relationship to the Hebrew Bible and Jewish Exegesis
Ali Aghaei, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Quranic Intertextuality with Jewish-Rabbinic Tradition: The Case of ‘the Cow’ in Q 2:67-74
Session 5-16: “Qur’an and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective”
July 5, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Daniel Bannoura, Bethlehem Bible College
The Promised Land: A Trans-textual Reading of the Qur’an and Hebrew Bible
David Penchansky, University of Saint Thomas (Saint Paul, MN)
By the Lote Tree
Almond Ka Kwan Sin, Vanderbilt University
From Pious to Profane: Changing Interpretations of The Wife of Noah from Early Judeo-Christian to Islamic Literature
For a complete program of presentations, including times and locations, see here. To register, visit the SBL website.
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