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Tariq al-Jamil

Associate Professor of Religion

Coordinator of Islamic Studies Program

On leave Fall 2021

Contact

  1. Email:taljamil@swarthmore.edu
  2. Phone: (610) 328-8054
  3. Pearson 205
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Professor al-Jamil is an expert on medieval Islamic social history and law, with a particular focus on Shi'ism. He has conducted research on Sunni-Shi'i relations and can address issues related to the academic study of Islam and the social history of Iraq, Iran, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

His published works and research interests include: Islam and inter-communal violence, pre-modern religious identity, religious dissimulation, the transmission of knowledge in Islam, and women in Islamic jurisprudence.

al-Jamil received his B.A. from Oberlin College, M.T.S. from Harvard University, and M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University.

Hiding in Plain Sight: Shi’i Islam, Secrecy, and Religious

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Hiding in Plain Sight: Shi’i Islam, Secrecy, and Religious

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