Abu Sway, Mustafa

Dean, College of Da`wah and Usul Al-Din and College of the Qur'an and Islamic Studies, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine
Integral Chair, Study of Imam Al-Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds University

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Mustafa Abu Sway was appointed as the first holder of the Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Ghazali's Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and at Al-Quds University in 2012 (King Abdullah II Endowment). He has been Professor of Philosophy and Islamic Studies at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem, Palestine, since 1996. He taught at the International Islamic University in Malaysia including a year at the Institute for Islamic Thought and Civilization-ISTAC (1993-1996) and was a visiting Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at the Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University (2003-2004), as well as a visiting professor at Bard College, New York (2008-2010). Prof. Abu Sway earned his Ph.D. from Boston College (1993). His dissertation title was: The Development of Al-Ghazzaliyy's Genetic Epistemology. Through his writings and worldwide lectures Prof. Abu Sway has contributed to studies on Imam Al-Ghazali, classical and contemporary Islamic issues, and the Palestinian question. He is also active in interfaith circles. Prof. Abu Sway is a member of the Hashemite Fund for the Restoration of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, Islamic Waqf Council in Jerusalem, and the Association of Muslim Scholars and `Ulama in Palestine. Prof. Abu Sway has appeared on numerous times on Al-Jazeera, BBC, CNN and others.


Areas of Interest

Bioethics (Islamic Perspectives)
Islam and Muslims
Religious Perspectives on "the other"/Interfaith Dialogue (Islamic Perspectives)
Religious Tradition and Modernity (Islamic Perspectives)
Women (Islamic Perspectives)

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