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Prof. Abdulsater Wins Prestigious Book Award

Author: Brigid O'Keefe

Professor Hussein Abdulsater has been awarded "The World Award for Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran" for his book, Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse. The award honors works in the fields of Islamic studies and Iranian studies. 

In Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology: al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

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Book: Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

Author: Sherry Reichold

New in Paperback

Shi'i Doctrine, Mu'tazili Theology

al-Sharif al-Murtada and Imami Discourse

Hussein Ali Abdulsater

Published by Edinburgh University Press

This book presents the contribution of al-Sharif al-Murtada (d. 1044) of Baghdad, the thinker most responsible for this irreversible change, which remains central to Imami identity. It analyses his intellectual project and establishes the dynamic context which prompted him to pour the old wine of Shi'i doctrine into the new wineskin of systematic Mu'tazili theology.…

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Li Guo

Author: Department of Classics

Professor Li Guo, in the Department of Classics and the Program in Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies had an interview recently published in a major Chinese newspaper on the current state of Arabic-Islamic Studies in the West. 

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Arabic Club T-Shirts

Author: Arabic Club

Arabic T Shirt

Arabic T-Shirts are in!!!

The Shirt alone will be sold for $12.00

 
Dues of $10.00
 
They also have the spectacular deal of
The Shirt and Dues for $15.00 (you save $7.00)
 
Please fill out the interest survey below by Friday (Nov. 9) of this week.
 

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"C.J." Pine '17

Author: Sherry Reichold

CJ Pine

"C.J." Pine, an Arabic and peace studies major, was named Valedictorian '2017.  CJ is currently serving as Peace Process and Programming Specialist with the  U.S. Department of State.

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A global education prepares Arabic major for career in U.S. Department of Justice

Author: Eileen Lynch

For Victoria Braga ’11, a semester in Egypt as an undergraduate gave her a new perspective on the United States — and shaped her future career path. Braga came to Notre Dame with an interest in international relations, but her study abroad experience inspired her to pursue a career as an attorney and a position in the U.S. government. Today, the Arabic and political science major works as a trial attorney in the appellate section of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Immigration Litigation.

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