Johanne Christiansen

Board Member

Johanne Louise Christiansen, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor at the Department of the Study of Religions, University of Southern Denmark. Her research focuses on the application of theoretical perspectives from other research fields, such as the study of religions, to the Qur’an. Among Christiansen’s recent work are the article “God Loves not the Wrongdoers (zalimun): Formulaic Repetition as a Rhetorical Strategy in the Qur’an” (Journal of Qur’anic Studies 22/1, 2020, 92-132) and the forthcoming book The Exceptional Qur’an: Flexible and Exceptive Rhetoric in Islam’s Holy Book (Gorgias Press, 2021).