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German scholars attempt textual criticism of Qu'ran

CWN - January 10, 2011

The Bavarian Academy of Science has revived a long-neglected effort to find a definitive text of the Qu’ran, searching through ancient manuscripts to uncover and resolve discrepancies in the text.

The effort is important and controversial because the Islamic faith insists that the Qu’ran is incorrupt and vigorously denies the possibility that there are any errors in the text.

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  • Posted by: garedawg - Jan. 10, 2011 10:39 PM ET USA

    I wonder how big the crater will be at the site of the former Bavarian Academy of Science.

  • Posted by: stpetric - Jan. 10, 2011 7:01 PM ET USA

    Uh-oh! I feel a fatwa coming on!

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