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Dr Timothy Winter

Dr Timothy Winter

Shaykh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies

Director of Studies, Wolfson College

Dean, The Cambridge Muslim College

Timothy Winter is accepting applications for PhD students.


Office Phone: 01223 763022

Subject area and speciality

Religious Studies specialists:
  • Sufism and the development of the Ottoman learned institution
  • Computerised hadith databases
  • Muslim-Christian relations
Islamic studies specialists:
  • Sufism and the development of the Ottoman learned institution
  • Computerised hadith databases
  • Muslim-Christian relations
Scriptural language specialists:

Qur'anic Arabic

Qur'anic Arabic specialists:

Qur'anic Arabic

College

Wolfson College:
Director of Studies

Research Interests

  • Sufism and the development of the Ottoman learned institution
  • Computerised hadith databases
  • Muslim-Christian relations

Other Professional Activities

  • 2007 King Abdullah I Prize for Islamic Thought
  • 2003 Pilkington Teaching Prize

Key Publications

  • ‘Terrorism and Islamic theologies of religiously-sanctioned war’, in Brian Wicker and David Fisher (eds), Just War on Terror? Christian and Muslim Responses. ( London: Ashgate 2010), 9-24.
  • 'Biografska skica Marmaduke Pickthall', Godisnkak BZK Preporod 9 (2009), 367-383.
  • 'Jesus and Muhammad: new convergences', Muslim World 99 (2009), 21-38.
  • ‘Poverty and the charism of Ishmael’, in Michael Ipgrave (ed.), Building a Better  Bridge: Muslims, Christians and the Common Good ( Georgetown: Georgetown University Press, 2008), 141-52, 168-71.
  • The Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology (edited volume). (Cambridge University Press, 2008), editor, also Introduction, pp.1-16.
  • ‘Ibn Kemal (940/1538) on Ibn ‘Arabi’s hagiology’. In Ayman Shihadeh (ed.), Sufism and Theology ( Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007), 137-157.
  • Islam ve Hıristiyanlık: politik-teoloji denemeleri . ( Istanbul: Etkili s im, 2007.)
  • ‘Islamism and Europe’s Muslims: recent trends’, in Muslim Integration: Challenging conventional wisdom in Europe and the United States ( Washington: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2007), 33-44.
  • 'Ishmael and the Enlightenment's crise de coeur: a response to Koshul and Kepnes,' in Basit Bilal Koshul and Stephen Kepnes (eds), Scripture, Reason, and the Contemporary Islam-West Encounter: Studying the 'Other', Understanding the 'Self' ( New York and Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 149-175.
  • 'Mary in Islam', in Sarah Jane Boss, Mary: The Complete Resource ( London: Continuum, 2007), 479-502.
  • ‘Qur’anic Reasoning as an academic practice’, Modern Theology 22:3 (July 2006), 449-63.
  • Abraham’s Children: Jews, Muslims and Christians in Conversation (Edited, with Richard Harries and Norman Solomon) ( Edinburgh: T&T Clark / Continuum, 2006).

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