Qantara articles about proto-Islam

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Qantara articles about proto-Islam

Post by ghost » Fri Nov 29, 2013 4:57 pm

This is another good series of articles.

http://en.qantara.de/content/koran-stud ... -the-koran
Koran Studies
"What is the Koran?"
Christoph Luxenberg's book on the history of the origins of the Koran has found wide resonance internationally. But scholars of Islam are skeptical about the work. Michael Marx summarizes the results of a Berlin conference on the subject.
Post date: 22.05.2004
http://en.qantara.de/content/the-emerge ... d-muhammad
The Emergence of Islam
No Prophet Named Muhammad?
"To shed light on the dark beginnings of Islam" is the call of Karl-Heinz Ohlig, editor of the volume "Early Islam". Its authors claim to be able to trace the actual emergence of Islam through recourse to "contemporary sources". Daniel Birnstiel has read the book
Post date: 16.08.2007
http://en.qantara.de/content/interview- ... ific-title
Interview with Karl-Heinz Ohlig
Muhammad as a Christological Honorific Title
In his book "The Hidden Origins of Islam: New Research into Its Early History," the theologian Karl-Heinz Ohlig has come to the conclusion that Islam was not originally conceived as an independent religion. Alfred Hackensberger has talked with the author
Post date: 25.04.2008
http://en.qantara.de/content/islamic-st ... -the-koran
Islamic Studies
On Christian Strophes in the Koran
In his life's work, German theologian Günter Lüling challenges Islam to a Reformation. Wolfgang Günter Lerch read his book "A Challenge to Islam for Reformation"
Post date: 25.04.2008
http://en.qantara.de/content/an-anti-bi ... hamed-myth
An Anti-Biography of the Founder of Islam
The Mohamed Myth
The Dutch Arabist Hans Jansen has ventured to write a biography of the prophet Mohammed. His initially plausible criticism of the religious sources quickly turns into a sweeping condemnation, however, according to Islam expert Stefan Weidner
Post date: 19.05.2008

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