Reuven Firestone is the Regenstein Professor in medieval Judaism and Islam at Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles and Senior Fellow of the Center for Religion and Civic Culture at the University of Southern California. Author of eight books and more than 100 scholarly articles, his books include Journeys in Holy Lands: The Abraham-Ishmael Legends in Islamic Exegesis; Jihad: The Origin of Holy War in Islam; Holy War in Judaism: the Fall and Rise of a Controversial Idea; Who are the Real Chosen People: The Meaning of “Chosenness” in Judaism, Christianity and Islam; and two introductory books, one on Islam for Jews, and the other on Judaism for Muslims. He received rabbinical ordination from Hebrew Union College and his Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic Studies from New York University. He has served as Vice President of the Association for Jewish Studies and President of the International Qur’anic Studies Association.
Vorlesung: Relations between Muslims and Jews
Mo 16:15-18:00, ab 26.2.2018
Religionswissenschaftliches Seminar, Kantonsschulstrasse 1, 8001 Zürich