Baber Johansen

Baber Johansen

Professor of Islamic Religious Studies
Ph.D. Freie Universität Berlin
Baber Johansen

Baber Johansen's research has addressed the longue durée of Islamic legal and religious thought, ranging from works on early Islamic theology to theories of the state in the modern Middle East. Among his publications are Islamic Law on Land Tax and Rent (Croom Helm, 1988) and Contingency in a Sacred Law: Legal and Ethical Norms in the Muslim Fiqh (Brill, 1999).