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A book burner or not? History and myth : Revisiting al-QāḍīʿIyāḍ and the controversies over al-Ghazālī in the Islamic West
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
A number of scholars in the medieval Islamic West engaged with the work of Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī (d. 505/1111), and he was both celebrated and criticised. Among the scholars who are allotted with a prominent role in the ...
From Handmaiden of Theology to Handmaiden of Area Studies: Philological Approaches to Arabic-Islamic Studies in Norway
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / AcceptedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
This article presents the history of Arabic-Islamic studies in Norway, within the wider framework of Scandinavia and Europe. While Semitic studies reach well back into the sixteenth century in Sweden and Denmark, it was ...