Great Decisions - Varities of Islam
Professor, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University
Barbara Stowasser is a Professor of Arabic at the University of Georgetown. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Münster, and her masters at UCLA. She was also a Fulbright scholar at UCLA. Since 1993, she has served as the Director of the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies. From 1998-99, she served as the 34th president of the Middle East Studies Association.
She has published several books, including a study on Women in the Qur?an: Traditions and Interpretation, an edited volume entitled The Islamic Impulse, and several articles published in American, German, Arabic and Turkish journals and periodicals, and also book chapters in collected volumes. Her most recent published book, A Time to Reap: Thoughts on Calendars and Millennialism explores how Islam, Christianity and Judaism have historically treated periods of apocalyptic imminence
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