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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