Bakir Mohammad Saleh Mohammad

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Research title: The Legacy of ʿAbdullāh Al-Hararī in the Scope of Islamic-Lebanese Sectarianism; with Special Reference to The Sunnī-Wahhābi Conflict

Research Summary

My doctorate research project, at its core, sheds light on the legacy of the modern-day Muslims reformist ʿAbdullāh b. Mohammad al-Hararī, who is commonly recognised as an influential Shāfiʿī-Ashʿarī Islamic scholar. It investigates into al-Hararī’s life and his contribution to Islamic Studies, in addition to highlighting other aspects of his legacy, along with exploring ideological approaches to countering extremist thought.

Additional Information


  • Member, British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
  • Member, British Association for Islamic Studies