Freie Theologische Hochschule Gießen

Dr. Dejan Aždajić

Hochschuldozent für Praktische Theologie

Kontakt:

Rathenaustraße 5–7, 35394 Gießen
E-Mail: azdajic@fthgiessen.de

I. Biographie

2018-Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter in der Abteilung Praktische Theologie
2018Ph.D. Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, UK
2017-2018Lehrbeauftragter und wiss. Mitarbeiter, Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, UK
Mitarbeiter, Centre for Muslim Christian Studies
2013London School of Theology
2009Faculty of Islamic Studies; M.Th. in Islamic Theology
2008M.Div. in Christian Theology, Biblical Life College and Seminary; Diplom in Islamwissenschaft
2001B.A., University of South Florida (magna cum laude)

II. Forschungsschwerpunkte

  • Religionsanthropologie
  • Anthropologie des Islam
  • Sufismus
  • Islamische Theologie/Theosophie
  • Gemeindegründung und Gemeindewachstum

III. Publikationen in Auswahl

Bücher

  • The Shaping Shaikh: The Role of the Shaikh in Lived Islam among Sufis in Bosnia and Herzegovina Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020
  • Charismatic Leadership in Islam: The Powerful Position of Sufi Shaikhs in Bosnia Oxford, UK: Regnum Books International, 2019

Aufsätze

  • The Doctrine of Tawḥīd and its Practical Manifestation by a Living Sufi Practitioner, in: Teosofia: Indonesian Journal of Islamic Mysticism, 2021, 10/1: 1-20
  • Externalizing Faith: Countering Individualism through an Embodied Emphasis, in: Studia Liturgica, 2021, 51/1: 86-102
  • Theology in action: gaining interdisciplinary insights from a Sufi perspective, in: Practical Theology, 2020 13/5, 452-465
  • Stretching the Boundaries: The Uniqueness of Charismatic Leadership in the Context of Sufism, in: Insights into Sufism: Voices from the Heart, eds. Ruth J. Nicholls & Peter G. Riddell, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020, 27-46
  • Die in Europa einheimischen Muslime von Bosnien und Herzegowina: Eine Jahrhunderte alte autochthone islamische Tradition im Herzen Europas, in: Islam und christlicher Glaube / Islam and Christianity 2, 2019, 5-19
  • The native European Muslims of Bosnia and Herzegovina: A century-old autochthonous Islamic tradition in the heart of Europe, in: Islam und christlicher Glaube / Islam and Christianity 2, 2019, 20-32
  • Dialogue Beyond Belief: The Role of Participation in Religious Practices as the Meeting Point for Muslim Christian Encounter in: Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies, July 2019 36/3, 196-209
  • Longing for the Transcendent: The Role of Love in Islamic Mysticism with special reference to al-Ghazālī and Ibn al-ʿArabī, in: Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies 33/2, 2016, 99-109
  • Transcendentna realnost u procesu pomirenja: Intelektualni vidici međureligijskih odnosa u svijetuˮ (The Transcendent Reality in the Process of Reconcilliation: Intellectual Perspectives of Interreligious Relationships in theWorld), in Forum Bosnae 74/75, 2016, 160-164
  • Uloga religije u procesu iscjeljenja i izgradnji mira (The Role of Religon in the Process of Reconcilliation and the Contruction of Peace), in: Zbornik radova trauma i pomirenje (Collection of Papers for Trauma and Reconciliation), Sarajevo: Kruh Sv. Ante 2009, 15-23

Rezensionen

  • Anne Koch and Katherina Wilkens, ed., „The Bloomsbury Handbook of the Cultural and Cognitive Aesthetics of Religion,” in Religious Studies Review, March 2021 47/1: 102
  • Stefan Schweyer, Freikirchliche Gottesdienste, Empirische Analysen und theologische Reflexionen, Leipzig: EVA, 2020, in: AfeT Rezensionen, 1/2021
  • Peter Zimmerling, „Mitten im Gelärm das innere Schweigen bewahren. Aspekte mystischer Spiritualität im Protestantismus“, Karlsruhe: 2019, in AfeT Rezensionen, 2/2020
  • Aaron J. Ghiloni, “Islam as Education: Pedagogies of Pilgrimage, Prophecy, and Jihad”, in Practical Theology, 2020 13/4, 441-442
  • Narry F Santos and Mark Naylor, ed., “Mission and Evangelism in a Secularizing World: Academy, Agency, and Assembly Perspectives from Canada,” in Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies Sage Publications, 2020 37/2, 165–166
  • Effective Discipling in Muslim Communities, in: Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies Sage Publications 34/3, 2017, 240-242
  • Thinking Biblically about Islam, in: Transformation: An International Journal of Holistic Mission Studies Sage Publications 33/4, 2016, 315-316

IV. Mitgliedschaften

  • Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, UK
  • Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics, UK
  • Yale-Edinburgh Group on World Christianity and the History of Mission
  • Arbeitskreis für evangelikale Theologie (AfeT): Facharbeitsgruppe Praktische Theologie