Political theory: theories of law and the state, pluralism, toleration, republicanism, global justice, secularism and religion
About this Fellow
- Supervisor of the Project Corpus Coranicum. Professor of Quranic studies from Freie University, Berlin.
The languages, religions and history of pre-Islamic Iran and Central Asia with special attention to Zoroastrianism; Ancient and Middle Iranian philology and linguistics
The doctrines of creation and providence, relationship of church and state, engagement with the 'new atheism', and the history of Reformed theology, especially in Scotland
Hindu religious literature in the Middle Ages (post-Gupta period); comparative religion, with particular reference to Hinduism and Christianity; philosophical phenomenology and hermeneutics