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Biography

Baber Johansen was appointed Professor of Islamic Religious Studies at Harvard Divinity School in 2005. His research and teaching focus on the relationship between religion and law in the classical and the modern Muslim world. He served as Directeur d'Atudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Centre d'Atude des normes juridiques), Paris (1995-2005), and Professor for Islamic Studies at the Freie Universitat Berlin (1972-1995). In 2006 he was appointed Affiliated Professor at Harvard Law School and Acting Director of its Islamic Legal Studies Program for 2006 to 2010. In 2007 he was affiliated with the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.

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The Rise of Intellectual Reform in Islam

04.20.10 | 01:23:38 min | 41 comments
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