Podcast: Professor Shady Nasser on the Transmission of the Qur’an

The Minding Scripture podcast, hosted by IQSA’s own Gabriel Reynolds, recently featured an interview with Professor Shady Nasser on the transmission of the Qur’an.

Picture1Description: While you might be aware of Islamic tradition regarding the revelation of the Qur’an to Muhammad by the angel Gabriel, have you ever wondered how it was recorded and transmitted? Did Muhammad write this divine message down, or did transmission take place via another method? In this episode, our hosts Gabriel Reynolds, Francesca Murphy, and Mun’im Sirry are joined by Professor Shady H. Nasser, associate professor of Arabic Studies at Harvard. Professor Nasser specializes in Near Eastern civilizations, linguistic studies, and transmission and reception of Qur’anic texts; he’ll provide his understanding of the variant readings which have arisen within Islamic tradition.”

Readers interested in this podcast can listen here. Be sure to check out the many intriguing podcasts available at Minding Scripture, including many on the Qur’an.

Content courtesy of the Minding Scripture Podcast website.

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