JIQSA explores the Qurʾān’s origins in the religious, cultural, social, and political contexts of Late Antiquity; its connections to various literary precursors, especially the scriptural and parascriptural traditions of older religious communities; the historical reception of the Qurʾān in the West; the hermeneutics and methodology of qurʾānic exegesis and translation (both traditional and modern); the transmission and evolution of the textus receptus; Qurʾān manuscripts and material culture; and the application of various literary and philological modes of investigation into qurʾānic style, compositional structure, and rhetoric.

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JIQSA vol. 2 for 2017 will be published in May 2018. We regret the delay. Please check back here for further updates.
Posted: 2018-03-01