Dr Tim J. Winter

Senior Consultant Scholar
Timothy Winter is Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, the Sheikh Zayed Lecturer of Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University, and Director of Studies in Theology at Wolfson College. He was educated at Cambridge, Al-Azhar and London universities. He is a prolific author and translator. He has authored Bombing Without Moonlight: The Origins of Suicidal Terrorism (Amal Press, 2008), and has also edited The Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and (with Richard Harries and Norman Solomon), Abraham’s Children: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Conversation (T&T Clark/Continuum, 2006). His translations of classical Islamic texts include Imam Al-Ghazali’s Burdah in The Mantle Adorned (Quilliam Press, 2009); and Imam Ghazali’s Ihya Ulum Al-Din with The Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife (Book XL) (1989) and Disciplining the Soul and Breaking the Two Desires (Book XXII and XXIII) (1995), both published by the Islamic Texts Society. Tim Winter is a leading figure in inter-faith activity, notably as one of the original signatories to the Common Word statement, and is also a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’.
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