Reuven Firestone

Expert in religion, war, the Quran and the Bible

Professor of Medieval Judaism and Islam

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences


  • religion and war
  • jihad
  • holy war
  • Jewish war
  • Israel
  • Quran
  • Bible
  • scriptural interpretation
  • Abraham
  • religious violence

Additional Information

  • VP Association of Jewish Studies
  • VP International Quranic Studies Association
  • Founder: Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement
  • Awards:2012-2013: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), University of Potsdam, Germany. 2006: CASA III Fellowship at the American University in Cairo, funded by the Fulbright Binational Committee in Egypt and the U.S. Department of Education. 2001-02: Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania



  • Hebrew
  • Arabic

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