Hoffman, Valerie J.

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HOFFMAN, Valerie J.

HOFFMAN, Valerie J. American, b. 1954. Genres: Theology/Religion. Career: University of Illinois at Chicago Circle, Chicago, instructor in Arabic at Spertus College of Judaica, 1978; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, associate professor of religion, 1983-. Dialogue Mission III (cultural mission), member, 1979; Fulbright scholar, Egypt, 1987-88, Oman, 2000-01; Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, lecturer, 1993. Publications: Sufism, Mystics, and Saints in Modern Egypt, 1995. Author of videotape Celebrating the Prophet in the Remembrance of God: Sufi "Dhikr" in Egypt, 1997. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals. Address: Program for the Study of Religion, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 707 South Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]