Dr. Pascal Held
Dr. Pascal Held
Projekt Kitāb an-Nawāmīs
- Islamic mysticism (Sufism)
- The history of the pre-modern Islamic Civilization
- Islamic Philosophy
- 2007-2016 Ph.D., University of Chicago, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
- 2007-2010 M.A., University of Chicago, Near Eastern Languages and Civilization
- 2003-2005 M.Phil., University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies
- 1999-2002 B.A., University of Essex, History
- 2017-2021 Assistant Professor, Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, The American University in Cairo
- 2016-2017 Departmental Lecturer in Islamic Studies, the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford
2022 Baghdad during the time of ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī, Gorgias Press (2022).
2022 “The Concept of Family in Islam”, The Concept of Education and the Concept of Family in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, De Gruyter (forthcoming).
Refereed Journal Articles
- 2022 “Ibn al-Jawzi’s critique of Sufism in Talbis Iblis: a re-examination”, Studia Islamica, vol. 117.1, (2022), 88-126.
- 2020 “Traces of mysticism in Ibn al-Jawzī’s thought; an examination of his Baḥr al-dumūʿ”, Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 31, (2020), 141–172.
- 2018 “Comparing the teachings of ʿAbd al-Qādir al-Jīlānī and Abū Madyan”, Journal of Sufi Studies, vol. 6.2 (2018), 165-189.
- 2022 Review of Sacred place and sacred time in the medieval Islamic Middle East: a historical perspective, by Daniella Talmon-Heller. Journal of Islamic Studies, vol. 33.1, (2022), 95–98.
- 2016 Review of The Canonization of Islamic Law: A Social and Intellectual History, by Ahmed El Shamsy. Bulletin critique des Annales islamologiques, 31, (2016), 31-32.