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Mourad Takawi

Department Chair/Assistant Professor Department of Religious Studies Office Location: AD 251 Phone: (210) 829-6066

Mourad Takawi is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at UIW. His current research focuses on the Qurʾān and its reception, Christian-Muslim encounters, and comparative theology.

  • 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
  • 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
  • American Academy of Religion
  • International Quranic Studies Association
  • Middle East Studies Association
  • Cooking (and reading and talking about cooking!)
  • Gardening
  • Travel

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

  • RELS1305 Intro to Theology and Ethics
  • RELS 3345 World Religions