Ovamir Anjum

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Ovamir Anjum is the Imam Khattab Chair of Islamic Studies at the Department of Philosophy, University of Toledo.[1] He studies the connections between theology, ethics, politics, and law in classical and medieval Islam, with a subfocus on its comparisons with western thought.[2] Related fields of study include Islamic philosophy and Sufism.[2]

He completed a Masters in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and a Masters in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.[2] He obtained his Ph.D. in Islamic intellectual history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His dissertation, published in 2012 by Cambridge University Press, is entitled Politics, Law, and Community in Islamic Thought: The Taymiyyan Moment.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Religious Studies Faculty, Department of Philosophy". University of Toledo. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Ovamir Anjum Biography". University of Toledo. Retrieved 10 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Anjum, Ovamir (2012). Politics, Law, and Community in Islamic Thought: The Taymiyyan Moment. Cambridge University Press.