The Bible and the Quran in Ismaili Sources

An Academic Panel organised by the Quranic Studies Unit of The Institute of Ismaili Studies together with the Society of Biblical Literature

6th July 2011, 8.30 - 11.30am
Room 1.60 - Franklin Wilkins
King’s College London, Waterloo Campus
57 Waterloo Road

Panel Organisers:
Omar Ali-de-Unzaga, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK
Michael Pregill, Elon University, USA

Panel Chair:
Omar Ali-de-Unzaga, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK

Panel Members:
Paul E. Walker, University of Chicago, USA
Early Ismaili Attitudes to the Religion and Scripture of Christians and Jews

David Hollenberg, University of Oregon, USA
The Nature of Fatimid Universalism: Ja‘far ibn Mansur al-Yaman’s ta’wilinfo-icon of non-Islamic Sources

Daniel De Smet, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Jan Van Reeth, The Faculty for Comparative Study of Religions, Belgium
The Isma‘ili da‘iinfo-icon Hamid al-Dininfo-icon al-Kirmani (d. ca. 1021) Quoting the Bible in Syriac and Hebrew: His Sources and Purposes