Sacred Texts and Print Culture: The Case of the Qur'an and the Bible of the Eastern Churches, 18th and 19th Centuries (Comparative Studies in Religion, History, and Society)

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9786155225314: Sacred Texts and Print Culture: The Case of the Qur'an and the Bible of the Eastern Churches, 18th and 19th Centuries (Comparative Studies in Religion, History, and Society)
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This volume studies the religious history and hermeneutics of Holy Scriptures in a period when book printing started to influence the dissemination of knowledge in the Orthodox-Christian and the Muslim world. The essays show that the printing of religious Muslim and Orthodox texts cannot be considered as mere technical innovation of reproduction.

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ABOUT THE EDITORS Nadia Al-Bagdadi is Head of History Department, EC member of the Religious Studies Specialization, and Director of the Religous Studies Program at Central European University, Budapest. Mushirul Hasan is Director of the Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia University, Delhi.

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