Dr. Manfred Sing
Member of the academic staff, Department "Abendländische Religionsgeschichte". Spokesperson for Research Area 3 "Mobility and the Drawing of Boundaries"Room: 03-07, Diether-von-Isenburg-Str. 9-11, 55116 Mainz (Besucheranschrift)
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Since February 2013: member of the academic staff at the Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG).
Concepts of Religion and the Criticism of Religion: The Case of Arab Secularists and their Opponents in Egypt
The research project of Manfred Sing investigates the ways in which Arab intellectuals and religious scholars adopted European concepts of religion in order to reject external stereotypes and, at the same time, to articulate the need for religious, social, and political reform.