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Authors, Texts, and Islamic Scholarship

Authors, Texts, and Islamic Scholarship

Mauro Nobili, Assistant Professor of History, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign A Nineteenth-Century Political Project: Nūḥ b. al-Ṭāhir’s Tārīkh al-fattāsh

Noah Salomon, Associate Professor of Religion, Carleton College, “Rethinking Scripturalism: Ethics, Knowledge, and Textual Practice in Contemporary Sudan”

Oludamini Ogunnaike, Assistant Professor of Religion, College of William and Mary, “Philosophical Sufism in the Sokoto Caliphate: The Case of Shaykh Dan Tafa”

Farah El-Sharif, PhD Student, Harvard University Sunnah as “Open Source” in Hājj ʿUmar al-Fūti’s Kitāb al-Rimāh

Panel chair: Charles Hallisey, Harvard Divinity School

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