Lejla Demiri

Lejla Demiri

Lejla Demiri is Chair of Islamic Doctrine at the Center for Islamic Theology, University of Tübingen. Her research interests include the history of Islamic theology, Islam and religious pluralism, Christian-Muslim theological interactions, Ottoman intellectual history, Arabic and Ottoman sources for Christian-Muslim relations and Islamic manuscripts. She holds a B.A. and M.A. from Marmara University (Istanbul), licentiate degree and postgraduate diploma from the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. She held postdoctoral fellowships at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (2007–2010) and the Free University of Berlin (2010-2012). She is the author, among others, of Muslim Exegesis of the Bible in Medieval Cairo (2013) and Early Modern Trends in Islamic Theology: ʿAbd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī and His Network of Scholarship (2019).

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