Holger Zellentin

Chair of the Board


Holger Zellentin is Professor of Religion and Jewish Studies at the University of Tübingen. He holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University, and has previously held faculty appointments at the Graduate Theological Union and the University of California, Berkeley, at the University of Nottingham, and at the University of Cambridge. Zellentin works on Hellenistic and Rabbinic Judaism and on the relationship of the Qurʾan to late antique law and narrative. His publications include The Qurʾan’s Reformation of Judaism and Christianity: Return to the Origins, The Qurʾan’s Legal Culture: The Didascalia Apostolorum as a Point of Departure, and Rabbinic Parodies of Jewish and Christian Literature.