Qurʾan Gateway Available For All: Here’s How To Get Access

Posted by admin  |  

Time is precious, isn’t it? Oh, some who work in the fast-paced world of modern business might look over the fence at the academic world and think to themselves, “I wish I could live that quiet life of a scholar, pursuing what interests me at whatever pace seems reasonable.” But time is precious for scholars,…

New Frontiers in Qurʾanic Studies: Qurʾan Gateway’s Simple Yet Sophisticated Approach to the Field

Posted by Michael McCoy  |  

As a newly matriculated student at Oxford in 2011, the idea of learning Arabic seemed daunting. Despite the fact that I had acquired other research languages before beginning my master’s programme, Arabic still presented a particularly difficult problem. In Biblical Studies, for example, there were (and still are!) numerous computer software tools available, from Logos…

Why I Built Qur’an Gateway

Posted by Andy Bannister  |  

Qur’an Gateway grew out of what was for me, a very practical need: the need to be able to analyse the Qur’an exhaustively, repeatedly and rapidly, looking for formulaic patterns in the Arabic text. During the early years of my doctoral work, I had become interested in the question of whether the Qur’an, or at…

Qurʾan Gateway celebrates one year from first introduction at IQSA

Posted by Dan Brubaker  |  

The 7th Annual meeting of the International Qurʾanic Studies Association (IQSA) in Denver (November 16-19, 2018) marked the passage of one year since Qurʾan Gateway was first introduced at IQSA’s annual meeting in Boston. Andy Bannister and myself were both in attendance. At the opening session, I presented a paper highlighting challenges and opportunities presented…