The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
ETAN  KOHLBERG,  MAX SCHLOESSINGER PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF ISLAMIC STUDIES 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : TEL AVIV
Office Phone: 02-671-9122 Fax: 02-672-7440
E-Mail: Etan.Kohlberg@huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
ARABIC LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. UNIV. OF OXFORD 1971
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2006
PROFESSOR 1991
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1983
SENIOR LECTURER 1976
LECTURER 1972
 
Administrative Position   From To
Chair, Inst. of Asian and African Studies 1987 1989
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Visiting Prof., Yale Univ., 1978-79
Inst. for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1986-87; 2000-01.
Memberships and Fellowships:
Isr. Acad. of Sciences & Humanities, since 1993
Awards: Rothschild Prize, 2008; E.M.E.T. Prize, 2008.
 
Research Interests
Shi'i doctrine, history and literature. Exegesis of the Qur'an.
 
Research Projects
Martyrdom and suicide in medieval Islam:
An annotated edition of the Kitab al-qira'at of al-Sayyari.
Early Shi'i Hadith.
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
The Abu Basir tradition: Qur'anic verses on the merits of the 2013
Shi`i views of the death of the Prophet Muhammad. In: 2012
Revelation and Falsification: The Kitab al-qira'at of Ahmad 2009
Trends in Early Imami Shi`i exegetical literature and the 2007
Classical and South Asian Islam: Essays in Honour of Yohanan 2007
Revelation et falsification. Introduction a l'edition du 2005
Vision and the Imams. In: 2003
Martyrs and martyrdom in Classical Islam. In: 2002
Western accounts of the death of the Prophet Muhammad. In: 2000
Early attestations of the term "Ithna-'ashariyya." 2000
In praise of the few. In: 2000
"Mot qdoshim ve haqrava `azmit ba'islam ha qlasi." 1998
Medieval Muslim views on martyrdom. In: 1997
Taqiyya in Shi`a theology and religion. 1995
Shahid. 1995
Authoritative scriptures in early Imami Shi`ism. 1994
A Medieval Muslim Scholar at Work: Ibn Tawus and His 1992
`Ali b. Musa ibn Tawus and his polemic against Sunnism. 1992
Belief and Law in Imami Shi`ism. Aldershot, Variorum 1991
A Melkite physician in Frankish Jerusalem and Ayyubid Damascus: 1988
Imam and community in the pre- Ghayba period. 1988
Western studies of Shi`a Islam. 1987
Aspects of Akhbari thought in the seventeenth and eighteenth 1987
Al-Usul al-arba'umi`a . 1987

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