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Bible and Quran

The Hebrew Bible and the Quran are two of the most widely known written compositions in human history. Both have played key roles in the shaping of worldwide cultural systems.

The religious and moral authority, real or alleged, has ensured that the Bible and Quran are often read from an orthodox perspective. In the course ‘Bible and Quran’ however, we will gain surprising insights by using historical-critical methods and discussing literary aspects. Ideals, taboos, collective imaginations – they are all traced, whether appropriate or not, to texts in the Bible and the Quran.

Lecturer

dhr. dr. Y. (Yaniv) Hagbi

Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen

Capaciteitsgroep Semitische talen en culturen

Time, location en price

  • 4 November - 11 December 2020
  • Wednesday and Friday from 09:00-11:00 (on both days)
  • Online
  • Costs: € 190 (€ 171 AUV members )

For the current study schedule, please consult the UvA timetable website. 

Important to know

Type  Open UvA-college
  Lectures
Language of instruction  English
Other information You can only audit an OUC, which means that you may only attend lectures and cannot attend seminars, take part in the examination, or obtain ECTS credits.
Deadline registration 10 days before the 1st lecture (subject to availability)

Public programme Humanities

This Open UvA Course is part of the Faculty of Humanities' public programme. Beside Open UvA Courses, the public programme also comprises special lectures and series of courses. The public programme is intended for alumni, employees looking for extra training, and all others who are interested in art, culture, philosophy, language and literature, history and religion.

Bible and Quran
Vorm Open UvA-college
Studielast EC, 6 weken
Voertaal Engels
Start November