Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

In Reading Darwin in Arabic, Marwa Elshakry questions current ideas about Islam, science, and secularism by exploring the ways in which Darwin was read in Arabic from the late 1860s to the mid-twentieth century. Borrowing from translation and reading studies and weaving together the history of science with intellectual history, she explores Darwin’s global appeal … Continue reading Reading Darwin in Arabic, 1860-1950

Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage

This eighty-fifth volume in Brill's Handbook of Oriental Studies Series attempts to fulfill the long-standing need for an Arabic-English dictionary of Qur'anic usage. Adding an important resource for the study of the Qur'an, the Dictionary is distinguished by many features: It brings to English-speaking readership contextualized interpretations of the Qur'anic vocabulary through the works of … Continue reading Arabic-English Dictionary of Qur’anic Usage