HEBREW UNION COLLEGE - JEWISH
INSTITUTE OF RELIGION
The Academic, Spiritual and Professional Development Center for Reform Judaism
Dr. Firestone received his Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Literatures, Islam and Arabic Literature and was ordained at HUC-JIR/NY in 1982. His newly completed The Origin of Holy War in the Religious Civilization of Islam has been submitted for publication review; his publications include Journeys in Holy Lands: The Evolution of the Abraham-Ishmael Legends in Islamic Exegesis [Albany: SUNY Press, 1990].
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