Dennis Halft, O.P.

s200_dennis.halft_opDennis Halft was born in Bonn, Germany, and currently lives in Mainz.

He joined the Northern German province of Dominican Friars in 2008 and is a member of the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies in Cairo.

He is a graduate of the Berlin Free University, having specialized in Islamic, Iranian, and Comparative Religious Studies.

His current research focuses on the reception of Arabic Bible translations by Twelver Shiite scholars in Safavid Persia.

He has several publications on medieval and pre-modern Muslim polemical works against Judaism and Christianity.

Selected publications: