Online Qur’an Resources

Coran et sciences de l’Homme
A product of scholar Mehdi Azaiez’s research aiming to promote possible readings of the Qur’an far from irreverent or apologetic speech by providing reputable links to articles, bibliographic notes, and news links.

Brill’s Qur’anic Studies Online
– Encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān Online is an encyclopaedic dictionary of qur’ānic terms, concepts, personalities, place names, cultural history and exegesis extended with essays on the most important themes and subjects within qur’ānic studies.
– Early Western Korans Online is a collection of 62 korans printed in Arabic type in several Western European cities between 1537 and 1857.
– Qurʾān Concordance is a unique finding aid which allows users to identify and localize text fragments, or even snippets, of the Qurʾān.
– Dictionary of Qurʾānic Usage is a fully-researched and contextualised Arabic-English dictionary of Qur’anic usage, compiled in accordance with modern lexicographical methods by scholars who have a lifelong immersion in Qur’anic Studies.
– Encyclopedia of Canonical Ḥadīth Online is an indispensable sourcebook of the development of Islam in all its facets during the first three centuries since its foundation as reflected in the canonical ḥadīth.

Qurʾān Seminar Commentary
An open access collaborative study of 50 Qur’anic passages published by De Gruyter edited by Mehdi Azaiez, Gabriel Said Reynolds, Tommaso Tesei, and Hamza M. Zafer.

The Qur’anic Arabic Corpus
The Quranic Arabic Corpus is an annotated linguistic resource which shows the Arabic grammar, syntax and morphology for each word in the Holy Quran. The corpus provides three levels of analysis: morphological annotation, a syntactic treebank and a semantic ontology.

The Kuficpedia Project
Kuficpedia is a continuing international collaboration inspired by the calligraphic work and historical discoveries of Seyed Mohhamad Vahid Mousavi Jazayeri concerning the Kufic script.

“The Qurʾān between Judaism and Christianity” Lecture Series
The University of Nottingham’s lecture series sought to make academic research in Islamic Studies accessible to the broader public. The speakers integrated literary and historical approaches in order to illustrate the intricate relationship between Jews, Christians, and Muslims. 

Lockwood Press
Publisher of IQSA’s flagship “Journal of the International Qur’anic Studies Association.” Lockwood Press publishes high-quality monographs and journals on the languages, archaeology, history, religions, and cultures of the Near Eastern, classical, and eastern Mediterranean worlds from earliest antiquity through the Middle Ages.

University of Oxford Podcasts: Introducing the Qur’an
Dr Nicolai Sinai, Professor of Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, presents this mini-series of four brief talks that introduces central aspects of current research dealing with the historical context and literary character of the scripture of Islam.

Centers for the Study of the Qur’an

Ahl Al-Qur’an / أهل القرآن
Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Corpus Coranicum
Institute of Ismaili Studies, Qur’anic Studies
مجلة الدراسات القرآنية، الجمعية العلمية السعودية للقرآن الكريم
الرابطة العالمية للعلماء، المملكة المغربية، مركز الدراسات القرآنية

Conferences and Projects on Qur’anic Studies

American Academy of Religion, Qur’an Group
International Institute of Qur’anic Studies (IIQS)
Research Foundation for Philological Foundation of Disciplines
School of African and Oriental Studies, Journal of Qur’anic Studies / مجلة الدراسات القرآنية
Society for Qur’anic Studies, Integrated Encyclopedia of the Qur’an
Society of Biblical Studies, Qur’an and Biblical Literature
University of Notre Dame, The Qur’an Seminar
University of Malaya, Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur’an and Hadith
University of Malaya, International Journal of Qurʾanic Research

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