Dr. Ahmed Afzaal

Associate Professor Religion

Articles & Chapters

“Disenchantment and the Environmental Crisis: Lynn White Jr., Max Weber, and Muhammad Iqbal” Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology Vol. 16, No. 3 (2012), pp. 239–262.

“Nonviolence” in Gerhard Bowering, Patricia Crone, Wadad Kadi and Devin J. Stewart, eds., Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012)

“Grading and its Discontents” The Chronicle of Higher Education July 11, 2012.

"Deciphering Political Language" New Clear Vision, June 22, 2011.

"Read, Don't Burn: Out of Darkness Comes Light" New Clear Vision, April 8, 2011.

"Healthy Boundaries: Searching Hight and Low for Common Ground" New Clear Vision, March 25, 2011.

"Nonviolence: From Mecca to Montgomery" New Clear Vision, February 24, 2011.

"Kinship in Thought and Clash of Civilizations" in Tidsskrift om Islam & Kristendom. 3/2010, pp. 37-43.

"Iqbal's Approach to the Qur'an" in Muhammad Suheyl Umar and Basit Bilal Koshul, Eds., Muhammad Iqbal, A Contemporary: Celebrating the Centenary of Iqbal's Stay in Europe, 1905-1908 (Lahore: Iqbal Academy Pakistan, 2010) pp. 7-26.

Jihad without Violence. Warren, MI: Islamic Organization of North America, 2010.

"Between Suspicion and Trust" Intersections, Fall 2009, pp. 10-15.

"Free Speech Comes with a Price Tag" The Forum, October 12, 2008.

"Ignorance of Islam is Shocking" The Forum, September 23, 2007.

"Losing My Religion: A Call for Help" (Book Review) The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences Vol. 22, No. 4 (2005) pp. 117-120.

Entries on Sufism, Tawhid, and Ibn Al-'Arabi Bron Taylor and Jeffrey Kaplan, Eds. The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature (London: Continuum, 2005)

"The Flame of Sinai: Hope and Vision in Iqbal" (Book Review) The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences Vol. 21, No. 2 (2004) pp. 132-134.

"Fundamentalist and Modernist Debates in Islam: A Reader" (Book Review) The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences Vol. 21, No. 2 (2004) pp. 97-99.

"Islam and Jihad: Prejudice versus Reality" (Book Review) Islamic Studies Vol. 42, No. 4 (2003) pp. 715-718.

"The Origin of Islam as a Social Movement" Islamic Studies Vol. 42, No. 2 (2003) pp. 203-243.

"The Other as Mirror: Scriptural Reasoning and the Hermeneutics of Ibn Al-‘Arabi" The Journal of Scriptural Reasoning Vol. 3, No. 2. August 2003.

"Denying the Undeniable: Pharaoh and the Signs of God" The Journal of Scriptural Reasoning Vol. 2, No. 2. September 2002.

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Dr. Ahmed Afzaal

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