What Can We Know About the Historical Muhammad? New Approaches and Methods

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Anthony, Sean
April 1, 2020
5:00PM - 6:30PM
Location
Townshend Hall, Room 247 (1885 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210)

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Muhammad and the Empires of Faith: The Making of the Prophet of Islam

What Can We Know About the Historical Muhammad? New Approaches and Methods with Dr. Sean Anthony

New approaches to the study of early Islam, late antique Arabia, and the textual history of the Qur’an have recently produced breakthroughs that have breathed new life into the study of the historical Muhammad. Prof. Anthony’s talk explores some of these breakthroughs and discusses how they have the potential to transform how historians understand the rise of Islam and life its founding prophet.


Spring 2020 NELC/Humanities Scholars Lecture Series
Each semester, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, in partnership with the OSU Humanities Scholars Program, hosts a lecture series on topics of broad interest to students and the OSU community. The Spring 2020 Lecture Series will include talks scheduled for March 18, March 25, & April 1.

Townshend Hall, Room 247 (1885 Neil Ave, Columbus, OH 43210) Near Eastern Languages and Cultures nelc@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Muhammad and the Empires of Faith: The Making of the Prophet of Islam

What Can We Know About the Historical Muhammad? New Approaches and Methods with Dr. Sean Anthony

New approaches to the study of early Islam, late antique Arabia, and the textual history of the Qur’an have recently produced breakthroughs that have breathed new life into the study of the historical Muhammad. Prof. Anthony’s talk explores some of these breakthroughs and discusses how they have the potential to transform how historians understand the rise of Islam and life its founding prophet.


Spring 2020 NELC/Humanities Scholars Lecture Series
Each semester, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, in partnership with the OSU Humanities Scholars Program, hosts a lecture series on topics of broad interest to students and the OSU community. The Spring 2020 Lecture Series will include talks scheduled for March 18, March 25, & April 1.