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Dr. Martin Nguyen

Assistant Professor of Religious Studies
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 343
p: x2420


Current Research Interests

Modern Muslim Theology; Classical Islamic Theology (Kalām and ʿAqīda);  Scriptural Commentaries of the Qur'an (Tafsīr); Islamic Mysticism and the Development of the Sufi Tradition; Hermeneutics; Islam in America

Present Projects: 

-A Constructive Muslim Theological Project 

-The Qur'an Commentary of the Ash'arī theologian Ibn Fūrak (d. 406/1015)

-The Exegetes of Nishapur

-Translation of al-Qushayrī's Kitāb al-Mi'rāj ("Book of the Heavenly Ascension")

Courses Taught

  1. RS 101: ER:CommonQuestionsTradResponse
  2. RS 270: Introduction to Islam
  3. RS 273: Islamic Ethical&Legal Thought
  4. RS 275: Islam in America
  5. RS 276: Islamic Theology
  6. RS 379: Islam Race Power

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