Muslim scholars to visit ND

Michael O. Garvey | Dec. 4, 2012 | Notre Dame News

Two prominent Muslim intellectual women will give lectures this week as participants in the University of Notre Dame’s Quran Seminar, a yearlong project gathering scholars from around the world at Notre Dame to study the Quran.

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Nayla Tabbara, director of cross-cultural studies for the Adyan Foundation, will speak on “The Quran and Muslim-Christian Relations” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 6) in the auditorium of the Hesburgh Center for International Studies. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Maryam Musharraf, associate professor of Persian language and literature at Shahid Beheshti University in Iran, will speak on “The Quran and Islamic Mysticism” at 5 p.m. Friday (Dec. 7) in Room 100-104 of McKenna Hall.

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