Suleiman A. Mourad
Professor of Religion
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Suleiman Ali Mourad received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 2004. He teaches courses on Islamic history and religion and comparative themes in monotheistic religions (Jerusalem, Holy Land, Crusades).
Professor Mourad's research and publications focus on medieval Islamic history and religious thought, including jihad ideology, sacredness of Jerusalem, Qur'anic studies, and the presentation of Jesus and Mary in the Qur'an and Islamic tradition. He is the co-author of The Intensification and Reorientation of Sunni Jihad Ideology in the Crusader Period (Brill 2013), co-editor of Jerusalem: Idea and Reality (Routledge 2008), and author of Early Islam between Myth and History (Brill 2005).