BY Fozia Bora
Fozia Bora is a lecturer in Middle Eastern History and Islamic History at University of Leeds. The views expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer. CNN is showcasing the work of The Conversation, a collaboration between journalists and academics to provide news analysis and commentary. The content is produced solely by The Conversation.
(CNN)For the world’s 1.6 billion Muslims, the idea that the Quran is a seventh century text disseminated by Islam’s founder, the Prophet Mohammed, is neither news, nor particularly controversial.