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Afsaruddin, Asma

Professor, Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
Indiana University


Contemporary Issues in Islam. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. Striving in the Path of God: Jihad and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013 Winner of the World Book Award in Islamic Studies by the Iranian government (2015); e runner-up for the British-Kuwaiti Friendship Society Book Prize (2014) Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women. One of three senior editors. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013 Islam, the State, and Political Authority: Medieval Issues and Modern Concerns, editor. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. The First Muslims: History and Memory. Oxford: OneWorld Publications, 2008 Excellence and Precedence: Medieval Islamic Discourse on Legitimate Leadership. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 2002 Hermeneutics and Honor: Negotiating Female Public Space in Islamic/ate Societies, editor. Middle East Monograph series. Cambridge, Mass.: Center for Middle East Studies, Harvard University, 1999

DISCIPLINE
Religious Studies/Theology
SUB AREAS
Gender/Women's Studies   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Islamic Thought   
Islamic Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
All Middle East   
Islamic World   
SPECIALTIES
Islamic intellectual history   
Qur'an & Hadith Stds   
Islamic Rel & Pol Thght   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Intermediate)   
German (Elementary)   
Persian (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
PhD1993NE StdsJohns Hopkins U
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Negotiating Exclusion and Inclusion: The Hermeneutics of Moderation in Qur'anic Exegeses (2010)   

Asma Afsaruddin






School of Global & International Studies
Indiana University
355 North Jordan Avenue
Bloomington, IN
47405-1105
United States
Phone:(812) 856-7347
Fax:(812) 855-7841
aafsarud@indiana.edu

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