Gil Anidjar

Gil Anidjar

Department of Religion



Faculty Profile

Areas of Interest:
Jews and Arabs, Political Theology, Race and Religion, Christianity, Rhetorical Exertion, Continental Philosophy


Gil Anidjar is Professor in the Departments of Religion, the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies (MESAAS), and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society (ICLS). His books include ‘Our Place in al-Andalus’: Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters (Stanford UP, 2002); The Jew, the Arab: A History of the Enemy (Stanford UP, 2003); Semites: Race, Religion, Literature (Stanford UP, 2008); and Blood: a Critique of Christianity (Columbia UP, 2014)