Shari Lowin

Board Member

Shari L. Lowin is Professor of Islamic and Jewish Studies in the Religious Studies Department of Stonehill College. Her research centers on the interplay between Islamic and Jewish texts in the early and early medieval Islamic periods, focusing mainly on exegetical narratives. She is the author of The Making of a Forefather: Abraham in Islamic and Jewish Exegetical Narratives as well as Arabic and Hebrew Love Poems of al-Andalus, a study of these exegetical narratives in the desire poetry of Spain. Her current project reexamines the qurʾanic verses attributed to the Jews in light of the midrash and piyyut. She is the editor of the Review of Qurʾanic Research.