The Oxford Handbook of Qur'anic Studies
Edited by Mustafa Shah and M. A. S. Abdel Haleem
Mustafa Shah, Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London,M. A. S. Abdel Haleem, Professor of Islamic Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
Mustafa Shah studied for his BA in Arabic with Linguistics at SOAS. He later completed his PhD in Islamic Studies with a thesis entitled Religious Orthodoxy and the Development of Arabic Linguistic Thought in 1997. He was appointed a lecturer in Islamic Studies at SOAS in 2002, having previously taught in the Department of Religions and the Near and Middle East Department. He is the editor of Tafsir: Interpreting the Qur'an (Routledge, 2012) and The Hadith: Articulating the Beliefs and Constructs of Classical Islam (Routledge, 2009).
M. A. S. Abdel Haleem was born in Egypt, and learned the Qur'an by heart from childhood. Educated at al-Azhar, Cairo, and Cambridge Universities, he has taught Arabic and Islamic Studies at Cambridge and London Universities since 1966, including courses in advanced translation and the Qur'an. He is now Professor of Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. His publications include Understanding the Qur'an: Themes and Style (I. B. Tauris, 2010) and Sharia and the Concept of Benefit: The Use and Function of Maslaha in Islamic Jurisprudence (I. B. Tauris, 2015).
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