Jon Hoover

I teach Islamic Studies, with special interests in medieval intellectual history and Christian-Muslim relations.
My expertise is in Islamic Studies, and my areas of special interest include Islamic intellectual history, medieval Islamic theology and philosophy, the thought of Ibn Taymiyya and Ibn Qayyim al-Jawziyya, and Christian-Muslim relations.
Before coming to Nottingham in 2010, I taught Islamic Studies at the Near East School of Theology in Beirut, and earlier on I studied Arabic in Cairo for several years. My qualifications include a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Birmingham, an MA in Theological Studies from the Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Indiana, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech.
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The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity (FutureLearn)

Jan 15th 2018
The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity (FutureLearn)
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The relationship of the Qur'an with the Jewish and the Christian tradition teaches us much about Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This online course will illustrate how the Qur’an situates itself as part of, and as a correction to, the religious discourse of the Jewish and Christian communities of Late [...]
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