Jane Idleman Smith

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Jane Idleman Smith
Born
Jane Idleman Smith
NationalityAmerican
Academic background
Alma materHartford Seminary, Harvard University
Academic work
InstitutionsHartford Seminary
Notable works
  • Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue
  • Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America

Jane Idleman Smith is an American scholar of Islam and former professor of Comparative Religion at Harvard University.[1] She is currently Professor Emerita of Islamic studies at Hartford Seminary.[2]

Biography[edit]

Smith received Bachelor of Divinity degree from Hartford Seminary and her Phd from Harvard Divinity School.[3] She has served as Professor of Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations and co-director of the Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary and professor of Comparative Religion at Harvard University. She also served as co-editor of The Muslim World journal.[4]

Works[edit]

  • Islam in America[5]
  • Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today[6]
  • The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection
  • Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America [7]
  • Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue[8]
  • Islam and the West Post 9/11[9]
  • An Historical and Semantic Study of the Term "islām" as Seen in a Sequence of Qurʼān Commentaries

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bose, Bobby (2016). Reincarnation, Oblivion or Heaven?: A Christian Exploration. Langham Publishing. p. 27. ISBN 978-1-78368-166-2.
  2. ^ "Noted Expert on Christian-Muslim Relations, Jane I. Smith, to Deliver Mendenhall Lecture November 4th". DePauw University. 2002-10-21. Retrieved 2021-04-28.
  3. ^ "Seminary Names Smith Faculty Emeritus". 15 July 2011.
  4. ^ "Seminary Names Smith Faculty Emeritus". 15 July 2011.
  5. ^ Reviews of Islam in America:
    • GhaneaBassiri, Kambiz (2001). "Islam in America". The Journal of Religion. University of Chicago Press. 81 (2): 339–340. doi:10.1086/490865. ISSN 0022-4189.
  6. ^ Reviews of Muslim Women in America: The Challenge of Islamic Identity Today:
  7. ^ Reviews of Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America:
  8. ^ Reviews of Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue:
  9. ^ Reviews of Islam and the West Post 9/11: