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Dr. Iqbal Abdel Raziq will receive a book contract and academic editing of their unedited, English-language book draft.

Dr. Iqbal Abdel Raziq is a scholar of the Qur’an whose research focuses on its literary aspects, its interaction with Jewish and Christian antecedents, and its relationship to pre-Islamic literature; the development of Qur’anic themes in later Islamic tradition and exegesis; and Islamic theology (kalām) and intellectual thought. She holds a PhD from Tel Aviv University, where she was a fellow of the Biblia Arabica project, and has also received the Werblowsky Award of the Israeli Association for the Study of Religions.

Peras Gorgias facilitates the publication in English of exceptional monographs by Hebrew-speaking authors in order to expand their readership.

Based on the decision of an internationally renowned panel of judges, every two years, Peras Gorgias recognizes exceptional contributions to the fields of Bible, Ancient Near East, and Jewish Studies by Hebrew-speaking scholars who face barriers to publishing their work in English and who are in the early stages of their career.


5. January 2022
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