Todd Lawson presents "Tafsir and the Meaning of the Qur'an: the Crucifixion in Muslim Thought" (continued in the next clip) to start the conference's third panel, titled "The Qur'an and Inter-religious Understanding".
Todd Lawson holds the position of Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. He specializes in mystical Qur’anic exegesis, Shiism, and Sufism, and is the author of numerous books, including “The Gnostic Apocalypse in Islam” (2009), and the “The Crucifixion and the Qur’an” (2009). He earned his Ph.D. from McGill University in 1987.
Recorded on October 23, 2010.