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T. J. Winter is the Sheikh Zayed Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the Divinity School, University of Cambridge, and the Director of the Muslim Academic Trust. He studied for many years in the Middle East and has published several translations of Arabic texts. Among them are Abû Hâmid al-Ghazâlî’s The Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife (Kitâb dhikr al-mawt wa mâ ba‘dahu): Book XL of The Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihyâ ‘ulûm al-dîn), and On Disciplining the Soul (Kitâb Riyâdat al-nafs) and On Breaking the Two Desires (Kitâb Kasr al-shahwatayn): Books XXII and XXIII of The Revival of the Religious Sciences (Ihyâ ‘ulûm al-dîn).

His essay "The Poverty of Fanaticism" appears as the epilogue to the book Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition: Essays by Western

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