Broadcast date: 3 p.m. Central Time, March 11, 2010
Among Muslims, Qur’anic recitation is a highly advanced art form intended to move, inspire, engage, and transport all those who listen. Join us for the next program in our Inside Islam radio series: The Art of Qur’anic Recitation.
- What is the Qur’an about?
- What is the purpose of Qur’anic recitation?
- How does it relate to life in the 21st century?
- What goes on inside a madrassa?
- What’s your personal experience of hearing the Qur’an recited?
- Anna M. Gade, Associate Professor in the Department of Languages and Cultures of Asia and the Religious Studies Program at UW-Madison, author of The Qur’an: An Introduction.
How to Listen and Participate
- Listen live on radio stations in Wisconsin Public Radio broadcast areas. The show will be broadcast live at 3 p.m. and re-broadcast at 9 p.m. CT.
- Listen to a live webstream of the show on the Ideas Network.
- Call 1-877-GLOBE-07 to leave a voicemail for this show anytime.
- Leave a comment on this page, or send us an email with your thoughts.
- Anna M. Gade
- The Qur’an: An Introduction
- Qur’an Explorer
- Approaching the Qur’an: The Early Revelations, by Michael Sells
- Beyond the Written Word: Oral Aspects of scripture in the History of Religion, by William Graham
- Perfection Makes Practice: Learning, Emotion and the Recited Qur’an in Indonesia, by Anna M. Gade
- The Qur’an in Indonesian Daily Life, article by Anne K. Rasmussen
- Art of Reciting the Qur’an, by Kristina Nelson