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Jane Smith

A graduate of Harvard, Jane Smith taught at the Divinity School for 13 years, serving first as associate director of the Center for the Study of World Religions and then as associate dean. Since that time she has been Vice-President and Dean of the Faculty at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, and most recently Professor of Islamic Studies and Co-Director of the Macdonald Center for Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford Seminary. While at Hartford she was co-editor of The Muslim World journal. Professor Smith's teaching and research interests are in the areas of interfaith theology and dialogue, Islamic movements in America and history of religions. Smith is the author of Islam in America (1999, revised 2009); Educating the Muslims of America (co-edited with Farid Senzai and Yvonne Haddad, 2009); Muslims, Christians and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue (2007); Muslim Women in America (co-authored with Yvonne Haddad, 2006); Becoming American: Immigration and Religious Life in the United States (co-edited with John Esposito, Yvonne Haddad, Altamira, 2004); and The Islamic Understanding of Death and Resurrection, with Yvonne Y. Haddad. Albany: (1981, revised 2003).

Works by Jane Smith
Understanding the Afterlife in Islam
Jane Smith | February 18, 2010
The Qur'an leaves no doubt that the alternatives for each individual at the day of......