The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
YOHANAN  FRIEDMANN,  MAX SCHLOESSINGER PROF EMERITUS OF ISLAMIC STUDIES 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : ZAKAMENNE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA
Office Phone: Fax: 02-644-6587
E-Mail: msyfried@mscc.huji.ac.il
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Department Faculty  
ISLAMIC AND MIDDLE EASTERN STUDIES FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
ARABIC LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE FACULTY OF HUMANITIES Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
Ph.D. MCGILL UNIV. 1966
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2004
PROFESSOR 1984
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 1977
SENIOR LECTURER 1971
LECTURER 1966
 
Administrative Position   From To
Chair, Inst. of Asian & African Studies 1975 1978
Chair, School of Grad. Studies, Faculty of Humanities 1980 1983
Dean, Faculty of Humanities 1985 1988
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Member, Israel Acad. of Sci. and Humanities, since 1999.
Visiting Fellow, Dep't of Near Eastern Studies, Princeton
Univ., 1988-90; Visiting Prof., Univ. of PA, and NYU,
Spring 1992; Univ. of PA, Spring, 1993; NYU, Spring 1995,
1996, 1997; Scholar in residence, Rockfeller Foundation
Study Center, Bellagio, Italy, Fall 1997;
Member, Inst. for Advanced Study, Princeton, Spring 2002.
Editor, Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam, since 1993;
Awards: Israel Prize in Middle-Eastern Research, 2016.
 
Research Interests
Islamic religious thought, mainly in the Indian subcontinent.
 
Research Projects
The history and ideology of the Jam`iyyat al- `ulama'-i Hind:
Religious freedom and religious coercion in the Islamic tradition:
Classification of unbelievers in Sunni Muslim law and tradition:
Apostasy in the Islamic tradition:
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Minorities. (p.340-346). Ahmadis. (pp.25-26). Ahmad Sirhindi. 2013
Dhimma. In: 2012
Ahmad, Mirza Bashiruddin, at p.10; Ahmad, Mirza Ghulam., 2011
Tolerance and coercion in Islam. In: 2011
"Ahmadiyya." In: 2010
Some aspects of the messianic idea in Sunni Islam. 2009
Shaykh Ahmad Sirhindi and Bediuzzaman Nursi: Some comparative 2008
Conditions of conversion in early Islam. In: 2004
Tolerance and Coercion in Islam: Interfaith Relations in 2003
Messianismus in Islam. In: 2003
Chiliasmus in Islam. In: 2003
Ahmadiyya. In: 2003
Ahmadiyya. 2001
Dissension. 2001
Classification of unbelievers in Sunni Muslim law and tradition. 1998
The messianic claim of Ghul?m Ahmad. In: 1998
"Jam`iyyat al-`ulama-'i Hind." 1995
"Ahmadiyya." 1995
Husain Ahmad Madani. 1992
The History of al-Tabari: The Battle of al-Qadisiyyah and 1992
The Naqshbandis and Awrangzeb: A reconsideration. 1990
Prophecy Continuous. Aspects of Ahmadi Religious Thought and 1989

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