The Institute of Ismaili Studies

Qur'anic Studies: Objectives

The objectives of Qur’anic Studies at the IIS are to:

  • Promote scholarship and contribute to the academic field of Qur’anic studies, inviting scholars in the field to participate in academic projects and activities;
  • Produce publications and promote other scholarly activities, such as conferences, of the highest academic standard, based on the principles of academic rigour, objectivity and neutrality;
  • Explore the plurality of interpretations offered by Muslims as a means to understanding the complexities of Muslim intellectual history.
  • Study the historical context of the Qur’an and it’s interpretations with a view to understanding the intellectual, ethical, social and historical factors that gave rise to them.
The Institute of Ismaili Studies - Qur'anic Studies: Objectives
Last updated: 11/21/2011 15:22