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According to tradition, the holy text of Islam is a divine revelation to the Prophet Muhammad (570–632). For a long time, the understanding of the Quran in Christian Europe was characterized by its rejection, motivated by both religious and ideological factors. Abraham Geiger (1810–1874), one of the most prominent representatives of the Wissenschaft …

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Lassner, Jacob, “Quran”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 27 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0420>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20221116

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