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Mustafa Abu Sway

Mustafa Abu Sway is the first holder (2012-2020) of the Integral Chair for the Study of Imam Ghazali’s Work at the Holy Al-Aqsa Mosque and at Al-Quds University (HM King Abdullah II Endowment). He was Dean, College of Islamic Studies, Al-Quds University (2014-2020).

Abu Sway has been a Professor of Philosophy and Islamic Studies at Al-Quds University in Jerusalem, Palestine, since 1996. He taught at the International Islamic University in Malaysia (1993-96) and was a visiting Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at the Wilkes Honors College at Florida Atlantic University (2003-4), as well as a visiting professor at Bard College, New York (2008-2010).

Prof. Abu Sway is author of three books on Imam Al-Ghazali: “Islamic Epistemology: The Case of Al-Ghazali”, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur, 1995, and in Malay in 2004; “Fatawa Al-Ghazali” (Arabic) (Al-Ghazali’s Religious Rulings) (ISTAC, Kuala Lumpur, 1996); and “A Treasury of Al-Ghazali” (Kube Publishing, London, 2017).

He contributed to several interfaith publications on prophets Abraham (1999), Moses (2003), Jesus (2007), and Ishmael and Isaac (2019) by PASSIA, Jerusalem, Palestine.

Prof. Abu Sway is a member of Hashemite Fund for the Restoration of Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, and the Islamic Waqf Council in Jerusalem.