Dr Lloyd Ridgeon

  • Reader (Theology and Religious Studies)

telephone: 01413306127
email: Lloyd.Ridgeon@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

Research interests

  • Islamic history, theology and politics
  • Classical and Modern Sufism
  • Iranian history and culture
  • Persian literature

Supervision

Areas for prospective postgraduate research might include:

  • Islamic history, theology and politics
  • Classical and Modern Sufism
  • Iranian history and culture
  • Persian literature

Teaching

Teaching areas:

  • Classical Islamic Studies
  • Modern Iran
  • Modern Islamic Thought
  • Islamic Understandings of Muhammad

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2000
Number of items: 26.

2016

Ridgeon, L. (2016) Ahmad Kasravi and "pick-axe" politics: Neckties and literature as Western tools of cultural imperialism. Iran: Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies, 54(1), pp. 59-72.

2015

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2015) The Cambridge Companion to Sufism. Series: Cambridge companions to religion. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9781107679504

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2015) Sufis and Salafis in the Contemporary Age. Bloomsbury Academic: London. ISBN 9781472523877

Ridgeon, L. (2015) Mysticism in Medieval Sufism. In: Ridgeon, L. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Sufism. Series: Cambridge companions to religion. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 125-150. ISBN 9781107018303

2014

Ridgeon, L. (2014) Hidden Khomeini: mysticism and poetry. In: Adib-Moghaddam, A. (ed.) A Critical Introduction to Khomeini. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 193-210. ISBN 9781107012677

2012

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2012) Shi'i Islam and Identity: Religion, Politics and Change in the Global Muslim Community. I.B. Tauris & Co.: London. ISBN 9781848856493

Ridgeon, L. (2012) 'Aziz Al-Din Al-Nasafi ('Aziz Nasafi). In: Fleet, K., Krämer, G., Matringe, D., Nawas, J. and Rowson, E. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Islam (third edition). Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands.

Ridgeon, L. (2012) The Controversy of Shaykh Awḥad al-Dīn Kirmānī and Handsome, Moon-Faced Youths: A Case Study of Shāhid-Bāzī in Medieval Sufism. Journal of Sufi Studies, 1(1), pp. 3-30. (doi:10.1163/221059512X617658)

Ridgeon, L. (2012) Futuwwa (in Sufism). In: Fleet, K., Krämer, G., Matringe, D., Nawas, J. and Rowson, E. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Islam (third edition). Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 143-148.

Ridgeon, L. (2012) Naqshbandi admirers of Rumi in the Late Timurid period. Mawlana Rumi Review, 3, pp. 124-168.

2011

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2011) Islam and Religious Diversity. Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415590761

Ridgeon, L. (2011) Introduction. In: Ridgeon, L. (ed.) Islam and Religious Diversity. Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies, 1. Routledge: London, pp. 1-15. ISBN 9780415590761

Ridgeon, L. (2011) Jawanmardi: A Sufi Code of Honour. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 9780748641826

2010

Ridgeon, L. (2010) Morals and Mysticism in Persian Sufism: A History of Sufi-Futuwwat in Iran. Series: Routledge Sufi series (10). Routledge: Abingdon. ISBN 9780415544344

Ridgeon, L. (2010) Revolution and a high ranking Sufi: Zahir al-Dowleh's contribution to the constitutional movement. In: Chehabi, H.E. and Martin, V. (eds.) Iran's Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations and Transnational Connections. Series: International library of Iranian studies (28). I.B. Tauris: London, UK, pp. 143-162. ISBN 9781848854154

Ridgeon, L. (2010) Shaggy or Shaved? The Symbolism of Hair among Persian Qalandar Sufis. Iran and the Caucasus, 14(2), pp. 233-263. (doi:10.1163/157338410X12743419190142)

2008

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2008) Iranian Intellectuals: 1997-2007. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415443289

Ridgeon, L. (2008) Sufism: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415419437

Ridgeon, L.V.R. (2008) Listening for an 'authentic' Iran: Mohsen Makhmalbaf's film 'The silence' (Sokut). In: Ridgeon, L.V.R. (ed.) Iranian Intellectuals: 1997-2007. Routledge: London, UK, pp. 139-153. ISBN 9780415443289

2007

Ridgeon, L. (2007) The Zurkhana between tradition and change. Iran: Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies, 45, pp. 1-23.

2006

Ridgeon, L. (2006) Javanmardi: origins and development until the 13th century and its connection to Sufism. Annals of the Japan Association for Middle Eastern Studies, 21(2), pp. 49-74.

Ridgeon, L. (2006) Sufi castigator. Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition. Routledge. ISBN 0415316359

2004

Ridgeon, L. (2004) War and peace in Islam. In: Schmidt-Leukel, P.H. (ed.) War and Peace in World Religions. Series: The Gerald Weisfeld lectures. SCM Press, pp. 148-180. ISBN 9780334029380

2003

Ridgeon, L. (2003) The Islamic apocalypse: Mohsen Makhmalbaf's moment of innocence. In: Plate, S.B. (ed.) Representing Religion in World Cinema. Series: Religion/culture/critique. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 140396050X

2002

Ridgeon, L. (2002) Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism: Selected Works of Aziz Nasafi. Curzon. ISBN 0700706666

2000

Ridgeon, L. (2000) Makhmalbaf's Broken Mirror: the Socio-Political Significane of Modern Iranian Cinema. Series: Durham Middle East papers (64). University of Durham. Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

This list was generated on Mon May 30 23:34:25 2016 BST.
Number of items: 26.

Articles

Ridgeon, L. (2016) Ahmad Kasravi and "pick-axe" politics: Neckties and literature as Western tools of cultural imperialism. Iran: Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies, 54(1), pp. 59-72.

Ridgeon, L. (2012) The Controversy of Shaykh Awḥad al-Dīn Kirmānī and Handsome, Moon-Faced Youths: A Case Study of Shāhid-Bāzī in Medieval Sufism. Journal of Sufi Studies, 1(1), pp. 3-30. (doi:10.1163/221059512X617658)

Ridgeon, L. (2012) Naqshbandi admirers of Rumi in the Late Timurid period. Mawlana Rumi Review, 3, pp. 124-168.

Ridgeon, L. (2010) Shaggy or Shaved? The Symbolism of Hair among Persian Qalandar Sufis. Iran and the Caucasus, 14(2), pp. 233-263. (doi:10.1163/157338410X12743419190142)

Ridgeon, L. (2007) The Zurkhana between tradition and change. Iran: Journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies, 45, pp. 1-23.

Ridgeon, L. (2006) Javanmardi: origins and development until the 13th century and its connection to Sufism. Annals of the Japan Association for Middle Eastern Studies, 21(2), pp. 49-74.

Books

Ridgeon, L. (2011) Jawanmardi: A Sufi Code of Honour. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK. ISBN 9780748641826

Ridgeon, L. (2010) Morals and Mysticism in Persian Sufism: A History of Sufi-Futuwwat in Iran. Series: Routledge Sufi series (10). Routledge: Abingdon. ISBN 9780415544344

Ridgeon, L. (2008) Sufism: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415419437

Ridgeon, L. (2006) Sufi castigator. Ahmad Kasravi and the Iranian Mystical Tradition. Routledge. ISBN 0415316359

Ridgeon, L. (2002) Persian Metaphysics and Mysticism: Selected Works of Aziz Nasafi. Curzon. ISBN 0700706666

Ridgeon, L. (2000) Makhmalbaf's Broken Mirror: the Socio-Political Significane of Modern Iranian Cinema. Series: Durham Middle East papers (64). University of Durham. Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies.

Book Sections

Ridgeon, L. (2015) Mysticism in Medieval Sufism. In: Ridgeon, L. (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Sufism. Series: Cambridge companions to religion. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 125-150. ISBN 9781107018303

Ridgeon, L. (2014) Hidden Khomeini: mysticism and poetry. In: Adib-Moghaddam, A. (ed.) A Critical Introduction to Khomeini. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, pp. 193-210. ISBN 9781107012677

Ridgeon, L. (2012) 'Aziz Al-Din Al-Nasafi ('Aziz Nasafi). In: Fleet, K., Krämer, G., Matringe, D., Nawas, J. and Rowson, E. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Islam (third edition). Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands.

Ridgeon, L. (2012) Futuwwa (in Sufism). In: Fleet, K., Krämer, G., Matringe, D., Nawas, J. and Rowson, E. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Islam (third edition). Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands, pp. 143-148.

Ridgeon, L. (2011) Introduction. In: Ridgeon, L. (ed.) Islam and Religious Diversity. Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies, 1. Routledge: London, pp. 1-15. ISBN 9780415590761

Ridgeon, L. (2010) Revolution and a high ranking Sufi: Zahir al-Dowleh's contribution to the constitutional movement. In: Chehabi, H.E. and Martin, V. (eds.) Iran's Constitutional Revolution: Popular Politics, Cultural Transformations and Transnational Connections. Series: International library of Iranian studies (28). I.B. Tauris: London, UK, pp. 143-162. ISBN 9781848854154

Ridgeon, L.V.R. (2008) Listening for an 'authentic' Iran: Mohsen Makhmalbaf's film 'The silence' (Sokut). In: Ridgeon, L.V.R. (ed.) Iranian Intellectuals: 1997-2007. Routledge: London, UK, pp. 139-153. ISBN 9780415443289

Ridgeon, L. (2004) War and peace in Islam. In: Schmidt-Leukel, P.H. (ed.) War and Peace in World Religions. Series: The Gerald Weisfeld lectures. SCM Press, pp. 148-180. ISBN 9780334029380

Ridgeon, L. (2003) The Islamic apocalypse: Mohsen Makhmalbaf's moment of innocence. In: Plate, S.B. (ed.) Representing Religion in World Cinema. Series: Religion/culture/critique. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 140396050X

Edited Books

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2015) The Cambridge Companion to Sufism. Series: Cambridge companions to religion. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. ISBN 9781107679504

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2015) Sufis and Salafis in the Contemporary Age. Bloomsbury Academic: London. ISBN 9781472523877

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2012) Shi'i Islam and Identity: Religion, Politics and Change in the Global Muslim Community. I.B. Tauris & Co.: London. ISBN 9781848856493

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2011) Islam and Religious Diversity. Series: Critical Concepts in Islamic Studies. Routledge: London. ISBN 9780415590761

Ridgeon, L., (Ed.) (2008) Iranian Intellectuals: 1997-2007. Routledge: London, UK. ISBN 9780415443289

This list was generated on Mon May 30 23:34:25 2016 BST.