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Dr. Liyakat Takim

Professor at McMaster University

 

Dr. Liyakat Takim  

Dr. Liyakat Takim is the new Sharjah Chair In Global Islam 

Professor Liyakat Takim is the Sharjah Chair in Global Islam at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. A native of Zanzibar, Tanzania, he has authored more than one hundred and twenty scholarly works on a wide range of topics such as the genesis and development of Islamic law, the Qur’an and hadith literature, reformation in Islam, the role of custom in shaping Islamic law, Islamic mystical tradition, Islamic biographical literature, Islam in post-9/11 America and many other topics.

 

Professor Takim has also spoken at more than ninety academic national and international conferences. He also teaches graduate and under-graduate courses on topics such as Islamic fundamentalism, Global Islam, Islam in America and Sunni-Shi’i encounters.

 

He has published three books and is now working on his fourth book, Ijtihad and Reformation in Islam. Professor Takim has taught at several universities and is actively engaged in dialogue with different faith communities.

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Dr. Liyakat Takim
Sharjah Chair in Global Islam
McMaster University, Religious Studies
University Hall, Room 116
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario
Canada, L8S 4K1

Telephone: 905-525-9140 ext 20521
Fax: (905) 525-8161
Email :ltakim@McMaster.ca
 

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