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Re: CFP: The Bible in Arabic in the Nineteenth Century: What challenges for Christianity and Islam in the Middle East societies since 1865?

Hi Said,
I was under the impression that within Islam, the Bible had long been accepted as one of the books of God, alongwith the Quran and Torah. Is this not correct? Or do you mean that the widespread printing of the Bible was the first instance that people of Arabic nations had access to the Bible, therefore, reinforcing the local acceptance of the book now that more people could it as well as the Quran?

CFP: The Bible in Arabic in the Nineteenth Century: What challenges for Christianity and Islam in the Middle East societies since 1865?

Call for Papers:

International Workshop: CNRS-GSRL

Paris, May 26, 2016

Organizer: Saïd Chaaya, PhD

The Bible in Arabic in the nineteenth century:
What challenges for Christianity and Islam in the Middle East societies since 1865?

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