The Focus of My Scholarship

On Friendship as the Essential Teachings of the Qur’an

On Friendship as the Essential Teachings of the Qur’an

On Friendship as the Essential Teachings of the Qur’an The Qur’an is a book of great wealth and knowledge, guiding over a billion of its followers every year towards salvation. Despite this, wars, feuds, torture, and oppression have been claimed to be justified by the text itself.[i] I propose, however, that the very elemental aspects(…)

Continue reading

M. Jafar Amir Mahallati: The Focus of My Scholarship

M. Jafar Amir Mahallati: The Focus of My Scholarship

I am coming from three diplomatic and teaching backgrounds: about a decade of working with the United Nations in the field of Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking, a decade of teaching on International Relations and a decade of teaching Islamic Studies at Oberlin College. Drawing on all the above experiences, my research focus has been primarily(…)

Continue reading

css.php