Kojiro Nakamura (中村 廣治郎 Nakamura Kōjirō) is a Japanese scholar of Islam. He is professor emeritus of Islamic studies at both Tokyo University and Oberlin University. Tokyo University's Department of Islamic Studies was the first such department in Japan, established in 1982 with Nakamura appointed as its first professor.
He translated and commented on portions of Al-Ghazali's Revival of Religious Sciences, his most important work, for the Islamic Texts Society in 1992. Much of Nakamura's effort has been spent on analysis of al-Ghazali's works, a number of which Nakamura has translated to the Japanese language. Nakamura's Islam and Modernity also focuses on what he holds are four main streams of modern Islamic thought in order to frame Islamic studies within the wider field of religious studies. He also served as a conference chair at the first al-Manar conference organized by Routledge.
- Toshihiko Izutsu, The Concept of Belief in Islamic Theology, pg. vi. New Westminster: The Other Press, 2006. ISBN 9789839154702
- "Note on Contributors." Taken from Religion and Society: An Agenda for the 21st Century, pg. 280. Eds. Gerrie Ter Haar and Yoshio Tsuruoka. Volume 5 of International studies in religion and society. Leiden: Brill Publishers, 2007. ISBN 9789004161238
- Orient, vols. 35-37, pg. 9. Maruzen Company, 2000.
- Annemarie Schimmel, Deciphering the Signs of God: A Phenomenological Approach to Islam, pg. 265. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994. ISBN 9780791419823
- The Islamic Quarterly, vols. 27-29, pg. 131. London: Islamic Cultural Centre, 1983.
- Religion and Society, pg. 281.
- Shoko Watanbe, Report: Seminar “Secularization, Religion, State”, 6th session. University of Tokyo Center for Philosophy, 18 June 2009. Accessed 12 December 2013.
- Stephane A. Dudoignon, Komatsu Hisao and Kosugi Yasushi. Intellectuals in the Modern Islamic World: Transmission, Transformation and Communication, pg. xiii. London: Routledge, 2013. ISBN 9781134205981
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