Our hosts suggest that, although there are some tensions between critical study of the Qur’an and traditional Muslim views of the Qur’an, critical study is fully compatible with the Qur’an’s own strong encouragement of critical thought.
Join our hosts as they discuss scriptural portrayals of King David. Who is David in the Bible and the Qur’an? How does this figure allow us to understand Biblical and Qur’anic concepts of kingship, including the idea of a king-messiah?
Join hosts and special guest Mark Noll to discuss how slavery was portrayed and understood in the Bible and how this affected debates over slavery in the United States.
Join Tzvi Novick and guest professor Gary Anderson to discuss the historical meaning behind Scriptural metaphors for sin.