Qur’an, Meaning, and the Meaningful

“If a lion could speak, we couldn’t understand him.” Ludwig Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations What is the best way to encounter God’s Word? For centuries Muslims have debated how best to approach the Qur’an’s sacred language….

Anthony Bourdain in the Middle East/Muslim Contexts

[Originally published on June 11 2018; updated on June 15 2019] Anthony Bourdain was a a gracious and insightful observer of people everywhere. As a digital scholarship initiative focusing on Islamic studies, we are leaving…