Mohsen Kadivar
  • Mohsen Kadivar

  • Visiting Research Professor
  • Religion
  • 216 Gray Building
  • Campus Box Box 90964
  • Phone: (919) 660-3521
  • Fax: 919-660-3530
  • Office Hours: Thursday, 12:30-2:30PM
    and by appointment
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  • Overview

    Mohsen Kadivar is a visiting research professor of Islamic studies at the department of Religion, Duke University since 2009. He earned the certificate of Ijtihad from the theologian seminary of Qom and received a Ph.D. of Islamic Philosophy and theology from Tarbiate Modarress University in Tehran. Kadivar has published several books in Persian and Arabic and a dozen of essays in English. His interests span both classical and modern Islamic thought with a special focus on Islamic philosophy, theology, law, ethics, Qur'anic studies and Shi'i political thought. You can find more information about Kaivar’s recent works on his website: http://kadivar.com/
  • Specialties

    • Islam
    • Religion
    • Culture
  • Research Summary

    Modern Qur’anic Studies, Classical Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Legal & Ethical Theories, Islamic Political Thought, Human Rights and Democracy in Islam, Classical and Modern Shi’a Theology
  • Recent Publications

      • M. Kadivar.
      • "Routinizing the Iranian Revolution."
      • Islam in the Modern World.
      • Ed. Jeffrey T. Kenney & Ebrahim Moosa.
      • Religion in the Modern World,
      • Rutledge,
      • December, 2013.
      • 351-368.
      • [PDF]
      • M. Kadivar.
      • "Revisiting Rights of Women in Islam."
      • Gender and Equality in Muslim Family Law.
      • Ed. Z. Mir-Hosseini, K. Vogt, L. Larsen & C. Moe.
      • I.B.Tauris,
      • 2013.
      • 213-234.
      • [PDF]
      • M. Kadivar.
      • "From Traditional Islam to Islam as an end in itself."
      • Die Welt des Islams, International Journal for the Study of Modern Islam
      • (December, 2011)
      • :
      • 459-484.
      • M. Kadivar.
      • "Wilayat al-faqih and Democracy."
      • Islam, the State and Political Authority, Medieval Issues and Modern Concerns.
      • Ed. Asma Afsaruddin.
      • Palgrave, Macmilan,
      • December, 2011.
      • 207-224.
      • [PDF]
      • M. Kadivar.
      • "Human Rights and Intellectual Islam."
      • New Directions in Islamic Thought: Exploring Reform and Muslim Tradition.
      • Ed. Kari Vogt, Lena Larsen & Christian Moe.
      • I. B. Tauris,
      • December, 2009.
      • 47-74.
      • [PDF]
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  • Teaching

    • RELIGION 377S.01
      • RELIGION & POLITICS IN POST-REVELOUTIONARY IRAN
      • Gross Hall 104
      • W 03:20 PM-05:50 PM
    • RELIGION 999.06
      • MUSLIM CLASSICAL ETHICS
      • Gray 220
      • Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
    • RELIGION 999.15
      • RELIGION & POLITICS IN POST-REVELOUTIONARY IRAN
      • TBA
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