Int’l Quran Conference Planned in Britain
Publish Date: 4/3/2017 Code: 57289

Int’l Quran Conference Planned in Britain

The city of Oxford in Britain will host an international Quran conference later this year.

Slated for July 4, it will be organized by the Quran Institute of the University of Oxford.

According to the website of the institute, the participants will discuss a range of topics related to the study of the Holy Quran.

The emergence of Islamic governments and their Quranic guidelines; The law in the Quran and its relation and interaction with secular laws as well as the international law; and Islamic banking and financial markets, their Quranic foundations and also analyses of the current Islamic systems with the Quranic requisites and qualifications are some of the themes.

Other include: The Quranic answers to intellectual and philosophical challenges facing Muslims such as questions raised by atheism and other ideologies and ideas;

The Quranic foundation of spiritual and mystical trends inside and outside the Muslim world;

The development of media coverage of the Quranic themes;

An exploration of the literature aiming at clarification of various dimensions of impact by the Quran on the worlds of knowledge, politics, society, psychology and so forth;

The works undertaken to develop an insight into the traditional interpretations and hermeneutics of the Holy Quran; The Arabic language of the Quran, is it in decline or is it being upheld by the advent of new media?;

Translation of the Holy Quran;

The ethical structures suggested by the Quran and how these structures helped Muslim communities throughout history be morally balanced and in peace:

The mental healing and therapeutic properties of the Quranic verses prescribing methodologies in order to keep mental disorders such as depression in check;

The impact of the Quran and Quranic studies on the discourse of the religious thinking across the world; and

New ways of interpreting the Quran, positive and negative points, a critical outlook.

The International Quranic studies conference is intended to bring together scholars and professionals with experience and interest in Quranic studies in order to achieve a closer link between the endeavors that are being made across the world for a much deeper understanding of this discipline, according to the website.

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