The Quran and the Bible

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In this course you will learn about the differences and similarities between the Quran and the Bible.
Would you like to:

Answer your questions about the Quran and the Bible?

Understand the key differences and similarities of the Prophet's stories in these two books?

Increase your conviction of the Quran?

Better appreciate the books of Allah that He sent to His prophets (pbut)?

Be a more confident Muslim?

Learn more about your own deen?

Be able to teach your idea about people of other faiths they interact with?

Connect with your fellow humans at an interfaith level?

Then this is the course for you!


We will focus on the stories of the Prophets - how the Quran retells their stories in biblical tradition with important similarities and differences. We will look at the stories of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, and Jesus - and even Muhammad, peace be upon them all!

Each session lasts 1-hr, with an added 20 minutes for a Q&A with our guest instructor. 


There's no actual homework, but to ensure the information doesn't fade away once the classes finish, regular review of the slide and lessons will help to cement it in your mind. This will help when trying to impart what you've learnt to others, as well.

What can I do after this?

Check out our other courses - the guest instructor ones, as well as those focused on reciting and understanding the Quran.

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No requirements, except a keen mind!

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Your Instructor

Sharif Randhawa


Sharif Randhawa studied Arabic at the Dream program and then went on to complete his Bachelor’s degree in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Washington. He is currently pursuing graduate studies in the same field at the University of Chicago. His interests include the composition of the Quran as well as its relationship with biblical tradition. He authored Divine Speech: Exploring the Quran as Literature and was a researcher on the Quran for Bayyinah Institute. He currently is a guest instructor for the Islamic Seminary of America

Course curriculum

  • 1

    The Quran and The Bible

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    • Lesson 1: Intro to Studying the Quran and the Bible

    • Lesson 2: The Creation and Fall of Adam

    • Lesson 3: The Creation and Fall of Adam

    • Lesson 4: The Flood

    • Lesson 5: The Patriarchs (Ibrahim, Ismail, Ishaq, Yaqub)

    • Lesson 6: The Exodus of Musa - Part 1

    • Lesson 7: The Exodus of Musa - Part 2

    • Lesson 8: The First and Second Temple Periods - Part 1

    • Lesson 9: The First and Second Temple Periods - Part 2

    • Lesson 10: Jesus - Part 1

    • Lesson 11: Jesus - Part 2

    • Lesson 12: Muhammad (pbuh) Foretold

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