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Annemarie Schimmel during a book signing in 1995 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

10th Anniversary of the Death of Annemarie Schimmel

Searching for the Inner Life of Islam

As one of the most eminent western scholars of Islam, Annemarie Schimmel is still held in high esteem in the Islamic world. But despite being a kind of a mystic herself, the German got entangled in the fraught relations between East and West. Ten years after her death, Stefan Wild takes stock of her life and workMore