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About us Working at the University of Groningen Rosalind Franklin Fellowship Fellows 2015-2016

Clare Wilde

Rosalind Franklin Fellow at Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies


To better understand qur’anic statements about monasticism; to highlight the heterogeneity of early Islamic society, including Christian-Muslim relations.

Content of Research

The Qur’an and Christianity: A Complex Relationship.


PhD in Church History from CUA (Washington, DC)


  • Before coming to RUG, taught in the US, Italy, Qatar and New Zealand
  • Participant in various international conferences, projects and publications related to Islam and Late Antiquity, as well as Syriac and Arabic Christianity
  • Recent publication: Approaches to the Qur’a-n in Early Christian Arabic Texts (Academica Pess: 2014)

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