Ebrahim Moosa
Ebrahim Moosa

Ebrahim Moosa is the Prof of Islamic Studies in the Keough School of Global Affairs, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and in the Department of History at the University of Notre Dame. His interpretive and historical research on questions of tradition, ethics, and law includes two monographs as well as several edited and co-edited books.

His prize-winning book Ghazali and the Poetics of Imagination, was awarded the Best First Book prize in the History of Religions by the American Academy of Religion. He is the author of What is a Madrasa? (2015). Moosa is also regarded as a prominent public intellectual.

In 2007, he was invited to deliver the King Hasan Lecture (Durus Hasaniyyah) to HM King Mohammed VI of Morocco in Arabic. He currently directs the Madrasa Discourses project, advancing scientific and theological literacy amongst young theologians (madrasa graduates) in South Asia.

Source of Influence: Scholarly

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