Professor of Islamic Doctrine at the Centre for Islamic Theology (University of Tübingen)
|Degrees:||PhD (University of Cambridge)|
Dr. Lejla Demiri is Professor of Islamic Doctrine at the Centre for Islamic Theology, University of Tübingen. She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge (2008), and held post-doctoral fellowships at Trinity Hall, Cambridge (2007–10) and the Free University of Berlin (2010–12). Her research explores systematic theology, the intellectual history of Islam and Muslim-Christian theological encounters and publishes extensively on theological and inter-faith matters. She is the author of Muslim Exegesis of the Bible in Medieval Cairo (Brill, 2013), and co-editor of The Future of Interfaith Dialogue (with Yazid Said; Cambridge University Press, 2018) and Early Modern Trends in Islamic Theology (with Samuela Pagani; Mohr Siebeck, 2019). She serves as Section Editor for Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History (1500–1900) (Brill, 2012-present), co-Editor of Sapientia Islamica: Studies in Islamic Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism (Mohr Siebeck, 2018-present) and Senior Editor (Islam) of St Andrews Encyclopaedia of Theology (2019-present).