Dr. Alfons Teipen

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Contact Information: 864.294.3310 l alfons.teipen@furman.edu


Ph.D. Temple University 

M.A. Temple University 

Vordiplom Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen



Women in Islam

World Religions

Muslim-Christian Relations

Abrahamic Religions

Current Research Topics:

Ibn Ishaq's Sira, al-Waqidi's Maghazi, Ibn Sa'd's Tabaqat in comparative perspective

Women in Sira-Maghazi literature

Other Research Interests:

Abrahamic traditions and interreligious dialogue

Collaborative Teaching, Distance Learning, and the Internet

General Interests:

Coffee (not just the drinking)

Bicycling (as a mode of transportation, non-competitive)


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