Camilla Adang is Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Tel Aviv University. She has published on encounters and polemics between Muslims and Jews in the Middle Ages. She currently co-directs the international research project Biblia Arabica: The Bible in Arabic among Jews, Christians and Muslims, which deals with Jewish and Christian translations of the Bible into Arabic and their use by Muslim authors.
Biblia arabica. A survey of the first passages from the Bible in Arabic demonstrates the richness of the various Christian, Jewish and Samaritan traditions which supported the emergent need for a translation of Scripture into the language spoken by the communities. A case of transcultural fertilisation during the Middle Ages.