Maribel Fierro

Maribel Fierro is Research Professor at the Center of Human and Social Sciences - Higher Council for Scientific Research (Spain). Her main areas of interest are Islamic law and religion, and the history of the Islamic West. She is the author of Abd al-Rahman III, The first Cordoban caliph (Oneworld, 2005) and the co-editor of Los almohades: problemas y perspectivas (Madrid: CSIC / Casa de Velázquez, 2005). She is sectorial editor (Religious Sciences) of the third edition of the Encyclopaedia of Islam.