Primary Field of Study: World Religions and World Church
Secondary Field of Study: History of Christianity
Ph.D. Yale University
Research and Training Interests
Qur'anic Studies and Muslim-Christian Relations
The Qurʾān and the Bible: Text and Commentary. Yale University Press, 2018.
“God Has Spoken Before: On the Recitation of the Bible in Islamic Ritual Prayer,” Between the Cross and the Crescent Studies in Honor of Samir Khalil Samir, S.J. (Pontifical Oriental Institute, 2018), 573-91.
The Qur'an Seminar Commentary / Le Qur'an Seminar: A Collaborative Study of 50 Qur'anic Passages / Commentaire collaboratif de 50 passages coraniques. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2016.
The Emergence of Islam. Minneapolis: Fortress, 2012
The Qurʾān and Its Biblical Subtext. London: Routledge, 2010.
Gabriel Said Reynolds did his doctoral work at Yale University in Islamic Studies. Currently he researches the Qur'ān and Muslim/Christian relations and is Professor of Islamic Studies and Theology in the Department of Theology at Notre Dame. He is the author of The Qur'ān and Its Biblical Subtext (Routledge 2010) and The Emergence of Islam (Fortress, 2012), the translator of ʿAbd al-Jabbar’s Critique of Christian Origins (BYU 2008), and editor of The Qur'ān in Its Historical Context (Routledge 2008) and New Perspectives on the Qur'ān: The Qur'ān in Its Historical Context 2 (Routledge 2011). In 2012-13 Prof. Reynolds directed, along with Mehdi Azaiez, “The Qurʾān Seminar,” a year-long collaborative project dedicated to encouraging dialogue among scholars of the Qurʾān, the acts of which appeared as The Qurʾān Seminar Commentary (De Gruyter, 2016). In June 2018 he published The Qurʾan and the Bible with Yale University Press. In 2020 his latest book, Allah: God in the Qur'an, will also be published with Yale. At Notre Dame he teaches courses on theology, Muslim/Christian Relations, and Islamic Origins.