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prof. dr. H.L. Beck

Full Professor 

Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences
Department of Culture Studies


My research considers the question whether increased diversity of Islam in the Netherlands would be reflected in a shift in the importance attributed to Islam for the individual identity and for the identity of the individual as a member of the Islamic community.


Principal publications

  • met Gerard Wiegers: Moslims in een westerse samenleving. Islam en ethiek. Zoetermeer: Meinema, 2008.
  • met Gerard Wiegers: Religie in de krant. Een eerste kennismaking met de godsdienstwetenschap. Nijmegen: Valkhof Pers, 2005.
  • Les Musulmans d?Indonésie. [Fils d?Abraham, T. 30](Turnhout: Editions Brepols, 2003)
  • ?The rupture between the Muhammadiyah and the Ahmadiyya?, in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land en Volkenkunde, 161:2/3 [2005], pp. 210-246.
  • ?A Pillar of Social Harmony: The Study of Comparative Religion in Contemporary Indonesia?, in G.A. Wiegers in association with Jan Platvoet (ed.): Modern Societies and the Science of Religions. (Studies in the History of Religi-ons 95) Leiden: Brill 2002, pp. 331-349.

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Last amended: 16 May 2018