Mourad Takawi, Ph.D.

Mourad Takawi, PhD

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies 

Office: AD 251
Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 12:45 - 2:45 p.m. and by appointment
Phone: (210) 829-6066 


Currently Teaching:
RELS 1305 Intro to Theology & Ethics
RELS 3345 World Religions


Ph.D. University of Notre Dame
M.T.S. University of Notre Dame  
M.A. American University in Cairo
B.A. American University in Cairo

Research Interests:

Islamic Studies, Eastern Christian Studies, Christian-Muslim Relations, Cross-Cultural and Interreligious Dialogue


The Qurʾān as a Classic: Early Arabic Christian and Muslim Exegesis of the Qurʾān in the Interreligious Milieu, 8th-10th Centuries CE. (De Gruyter: under contract).

“Divine Immanence and the Liturgical-Eschatological Vision in Sūrat al-Fatḥ (Q 48),” in Roberta Sabbath (ed.), Sacred Troubling Topics in Hebrew Bible, New Testament, and Qurʾān (Berlin; Boston, MA: De Gruyter, 2021).

With Gabriel Said Reynolds, “Muslim Perceptions of Jesus,” in Douglas Pratt and Charles Tieszen (eds.), Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History. Volume 15. Thematic Essays (600-1600)(Leiden; Boston, MA: Brill, 2020): 123-151.

“The Trinity in Qurʾānic Idiom: Q 4.171 and the Arabic Christian Presentation of the Trinity as God, his Word, and his Spirit,” Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 30, no. 4 (2019): 435-457.