Dr. James T. Robinson gave an insightful talk entitled, “How Much Islam is in Jewish Medieval Thought?” on Tuesday, the 9th of October at the American Islamic College Academic Lecture Forum. Dr. Robinson presented three examples in which Jewish writings have been influenced by Islamic texts. The three examples he pulled from include, 1) The Qur’an, 2) Post Qur’anic tradition, and 3) Ibn Tufayel. Dr. Robinson’s research focuses on medieval Jewish intellectual history, philosophy, and biblical exegesis in the Islamic world and Christian Europe.
Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Time: 6:00pm Light Refreshments; 6:15pm Talk
Where: Conference Hall, Main Bldg, American Islamic College