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Explores Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations in the Middle Ages as they can be perceived in manuscript copies of the Bible and Qurʼān that circulated in that period. Medieval intellectuals and religious leaders frequently found themselves reading the sacred book of a religion other than their own. By examining such things as the marginal notes they left in the copies they read, Burman argues that relations between these groups were much more complicated than has been typically thought.
Sacred books, History and criticism
Symposia (conferences); Video recordings
Burman, Thomas E., "Medieval manuscripts and medieval Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations" (2008). Sacred Leaves Graduate Symposium Collection. 1.