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Episode 9: Qur’an Criticism

What importance do developments in critical scholarship on the Qur’an have for the life of faith? How have Muslims traditionally understood the Qur’an? What were the...

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Episode 7: Bible Criticism

This month, Minding Scripture, which brings together the life the mind and the life of faith, asks guest speaker Nathan Eubank and one of our hosts, Tzvi Novick, how...

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Episode 6: Afterlife

Life after death is a central concept in all three Abrahamic religions. What happens to a person after death? How do Judaism, Christianity, and Islam envision heaven and hell? And...

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Episode 5: Moses

Moses serves as a model to the prophet Muhammad in the Qur’an, represents the tribe of Israel in the Hebrew Bible and prefigures Jesus in the New Testament. With no external,...

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Episode 3: Jesus in the Qur’an

Jesus is a figure of great importance in the holy scripture of Islam,  in the Qur’an. The portrait of Jesus in the Qur’an has many common features with that of the New...

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Religion in China with Ian Johnson

Leonard DeLorenzo for Church Life Today welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ian Johnson to discuss and sift through the contradictions of religion in China. Ian Johnson works...

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Episode 1: Adam

In Jewish tradition, Adam is the archetypal human being; in Christianity he is the forerunner to Christ, and in Islam he is the precursor of the Prophet Muhammad.

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Episode 0: Minding Scripture Series Introduction

Learn about the questions that animate Minding Scripture, a new podcast from the World Religions World Church program at the University of Notre Dame.

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Theologian Gabriel Reynolds on Reading the Koran as a Christian Scholar

Gabriel Said Reynolds did his doctoral work at Yale University in Islamic Studies. Currently he researches the Qur’ān and Muslim/Christian relations and is Professor of Islamic...

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Fighting for Religious Understanding

Professor Ebrahim Moosa sits surrounded by an unlikely group. Before him are Muslim scholars from both Pakistan and India — typically unfriendly nations — mixed with a small...

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Connections Between Quran and Bible Illuminated in New Commentary

While Islam is often regarded as a stand-alone faith tradition, Gabriel Said Reynolds — University of Notre Dame professor of Islamic studies and theology — shows in his...

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Philosopher Rémi Brague on His Writing

Rémi Brague is professor emeritus of Arabic and religious philosophy at the Sorbonne and Romano Guardini chair of philosophy (emeritus) at the Ludwig Maximilian University of...

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