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From 'law' to 'religion'

In the international journal Religion, the Islamicist Stefan Reichmuth and the Latinist Reinhold Glei have published a joint paper on the concept of religion in the Koran. The RUB researchers show how, in Latin translations of the Koran, the religious notion changes – from "law" to "religion". The surprising finding: since the Middle Ages, the confrontation with the Islamic religious notion has constantly accompanied and possibly even promoted this change in Europe....

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Source: PhysOrg - Thursday, 5 July, 2012


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