Safet Bektovic

Associate Professor - Fagseksjonen
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Visiting address Blindernveien 9 Domus Theologica 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1023 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interest/research areas:

Islamic philosophy and theology, Sufism,  Social ethics, Islamic aesthetics, Philosophy of religion, Soeren Kierkegaard, Interreligious theology, Comparative religions, Christian-Muslim dialogue, Balkan Muslims

 

Background/education:

2000-2002: Post. Doc. at the University of Copenhagen (Culture and Religious encounters in Denmark)

1996-2000: PhD - at the University of Copenhagen (Søren Kierkegaard in relation to Islam)

1989-1992: PhD in modern Philosophy at the University of Sarajevo (unfinished because of the war in Bosnia)

1985-1989: MA in philosophy and sociology at the University of Prishtina

 

Work/teaching:

2016 - Associate Professor of theological studies of Islam

2011 - 2015 Guest teachers at the Faculty of Theology in Oslo - teaching in Islamic philosophy and theology, Islamic mysticism in a comparative perspective, Islam, Christianity and the West

2007-2011 - Associate Professor at the Centre for European Islamic Thought - University of Copenhagen (Islamic Studies)

2003 - 2006 – External Lecturer at the Faculty of Theology - University of Copenhagen (teaching in Islamic theology, Social ethics in Islam and Christianity).

2000-2003 – Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Theology – University of Copenhagen

 

Books / dissertations:

  • “Islamic Philosophy. Background, classical problems and contemporary expressions”, ANIS, Copenhagen, 2012.

  • “Cultural and religious encounters in Denmark. Identity formation among young Christians and Muslims”, Museum Tusculanums Forlag, Copenhagen, 2004.

  • “Passion of faith in Søren Kierkegaard and Sufism”, University of Copenhagen, 1999. (Doctoral dissertation, however, not published as a book)

Tags: Interreligious Studies, Islamic Studies, Philosophy of Religion, Interreligious Dialogue

Publications

  • Bektovic, Safet (2020). The Signs of a Hidden God. Dialectics of Veiling and Unvieiling God in Islam. In Mjaaland, Marius Timmann (Eds.), The Reformation of Philosophy. Mohr Siebeck. ISSN 9783161592188. p. 49–60. doi: 10.1628/978-3-16-159218-8. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bektovic, Safet (2020). Muslim Theology in the Context of an Originally Christian faculty. Pluralisation of Theology at Oslo University. In Leirvik, Oddbjørn Birger; Weisse, Wolfram; Ipgrave, Julia & Tatari, Muna (Ed.), Pluralisation of Theologies at European Universities. Waxmann Verlag. ISSN 978-3-8309-4201-6. p. 249–260.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). DIALOGUE AGAINST EXCLUSION – CHRISTIANMUSLIM RELATIONS IN DENMARK. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ISLAMIC PEDAGOGICAL FACULTY IN ZENICA. ISSN 1840-4448. p. 41–54. Full text in Research Archive
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Islamic theology and educational training for imams in Scandinavia. Novi Muallim. ISSN 1512-6560. p. 45–55. Full text in Research Archive
  • Iversen, Hans Raun & Bektovic, Safet (2019). Islam og kristendom mellem gudstro og samfundsdannelse. Tidsskrift om islam og kristendom. ISSN 1902-5823. p. 1–20. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-3002-2020-01-04.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Religionskritik og selvkritik i islam. Kirke og kultur. ISSN 0023-186X. 123(03), p. 243–254. doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-3002-2019-03-04.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2017). Developing Islamic Theology in the European Context. In Sinn, Simone; El Omari, Dina & Grung, Anne Hege (Ed.), Transformative Readings of Sacred Scriptures. Christians and Muslims in Dialogue. Evangelische Verlagsanstalt - Wissenschaft. ISSN 9783374054305. p. 79–90.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Towards a neo-modernist Islam: Fazlur Rahman and the rethinking of Islamic tradition and modernity. Studia Theologica - Nordic Journal of Theology. ISSN 0039-338X. 70(2), p. 160–178. doi: 10.1080/0039338X.2016.1253260.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Betydningen af islamisk teologi historisk og aktuelt. Teologisk Tidsskrift. ISSN 1893-0263. 5(3), p. 248–262. doi: 10.18261/issn.1893-0271-2016-03-05.
  • Bektovic, Safet (1977). Hegel i Islam. Dijalog. ISSN 0350-6177. p. 200–212.

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  • Thielmann, Jorn & Bektovic, Safet (2018). European Islam in the Light of the Bosnian Experience. Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 978-90-04-36249-9. 13 p.

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  • Bektovic, Safet (2021). Abraham barn som ambivalente naboer. [Newspaper]. Vårtland - Norge.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). En ensom tro. [Newspaper]. Vårt Land.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Blåser nytt liv i debatten om imamutdanning. [Newspaper]. Universitas.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Islamstudier er godt representert ved Det teologiske fakultet. [Newspaper]. Vårt Land.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Komunikacija i dijelektika saopštavanja kod Kierkegaarda.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Challenges in developing Islamic theology and imam training in Scandinavia.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2019). Zadužbine u skandinaviji: luteranska tradicija i društvo blagostanja (Religiøse stiftelser i Skandinavia: lutheransk tradisjon og velferdssamfunn).
  • Eidberg, Mathias Henrik & Bektovic, Safet (2018). Om den hellige Ramadan.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Islamic and interreligious ethics, philosophy and theology at the Faculty of Theology (University of Oslo) .
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Unge muslimer og islam.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). With the dialogue against Exclusivism - Christian-Muslim Relations in Denmark.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Islamisk uddannelse og imamenes rolle i det norske samfund .
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Moderne islam: tolkninger og diskurser.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). The role of philosophical practice in the teaching of dialogue and conversation practice in a faith- and life stance plural society .
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Vold og terrorisme i islams navn.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Revelation, Scripture, and Hermeneutic Being Islamic and relating to the others .
  • Bektovic, Safet (2018). Theological debates about religiously motivated violence and terrorism .
  • Bektovic, Safet (2017). Muslimer i Skandinavien.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2017). Ibn Arabi. Dialectics of Veiling and Unveiling God in Islam.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2017). Dannelse i et islamisk filosofisk perspektiv.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2017). Signs of a hiden God in Islam.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Ble bedre muslim av Kierkegaard-studier. [Newspaper]. Dagen.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). På flugt til Danmark.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Interview.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Being Muslim refugie in Europe.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Religion og heligskrifter i moderne demokratiske samfund.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Training of Imams in a non-Muslim enviromen.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2016). Islamic Theology in Europe.
  • Bektovic, Safet (2010). Islamic theology at Scandinavian universities.

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