Joseph E. B. Lumbard

Assistant Professor of Arabic and Translation Studies, American University of Sharjah

Joseph E. B. Lumbard teaches in the department of Arabic and Translation Studies at the American University of Sharjah and is a former advisor for interfaith affairs to the Jordanian Royal Court. A specialist in Quranic Studies, Islamic intellectual traditions and Islamic Ecotheology, he is also a general editor for (HarperOne, 2015). His publications include Love and Remembrance: The Life and Work of Amad al-Ghazālī (SUNY Press, Forthcoming, 2016), Submission, Faith and Beauty, The Religion of Islam (2009) and he edited Islam, Fundamentalism, and the Betrayal of Tradition (World Wisdom, 2009), a collection of essays that examines the religious, political and historical factors that have led to the rise of Islamic fundamentalism.