(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Doha: The Muhammad bin Hamad Centre for Muslim Contribution to Civilisation (CMCC) at the Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is holding an international conference entitled ‘Contemporary Issues in Quranic Studies’ from May 2 to 3. The forum will address emerging theories and issues related to Quranic studies and hopefully provide direction to future endeavours in the field. The event is open to the public.
Scholars with backgrounds covering a wide spectrum of Quranic studies will be speaking on various aspects of the field but most importantly around the following themes: Exploration of literature on the Quran Contemporary trends: Methods and themes Text and Context of the Holy Quran: Approaches and challenges and Western studies of the Quran in the past half century. Participant scholars come from Germany the US Norway Saudi Arabia Turkey and the UK.
All sessions will take place in the Auditorium of the QFIS building within Education City. Simultaneous translation between Arabic and English languages will be available.