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Timothy Winter

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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