Jane Dammen McAuliffe is president of Bryn Mawr College. Her publications include Qur'anic Christians: an analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis. She is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to the Qur'an, With Reverence for the Word: Medieval Scriptural Exegesis in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, the Encyclopedia of Islam, Second Edition, and the Encyclopedia of the Qur'an.