Dr. Wilde’s research explores the various ways in which Arabophone Christians who came to live in Muslim-ruled territories employed the Qur’an in their apologetic agendas. Did the Qur’an shape Christian theology? And, might contemporary students of the Qur’an mine early Christian Arabic discussions thereof in order the better to understand the history of the reception, if not the transmission, of the Qur’an?
Clare Wilde on MRB
The Arabic Bible before Islam. On Sidney Griffith’s The Bible in Arabic