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My research interests include contemporary Islamic hermeneutics, Islam and Gender ,contemporary Muslim reformist thought and the role of religion in western Muslims' identity construction.I am the author of Constructing Religiously Ideal ‘Believer’ and ‘Muslim Woman’ Concepts: Neo-Traditional Salafi and Progressive Muslim Methods of Interpretation (Manahij), Palgrave, 2011. My edited forthcoming volumes include: Maqasid Al Shari’ah and Contemporary Muslim Reformist Thought, under contract Macmillan Palgrave, 2014 and The Evolution of the Concept of Sunna during the formative and classical periods of Islamic thought, under contract, Macmillan Palgrave, 2014.


Present Faculty Member, University Malaya

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critical-progressive Muslim thought (6)

Islamic hermeneutics (10)

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