Congratulations to Abdul Rahman Mustafa on becoming a Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Divinity at Edinburgh University

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Abdul Rahman Mustafa has officially accepted the position of Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Divinity at Edinburgh University.

Abdul Rahman is a former Georgetown PhD student. His research interests cover Islamic legal theory, comparative law, intellectual history, theology as well as political theory.

He has published a monograph, On Taqlīd: Ibn al Qayyim’s Critique of Authority in Islamic Law, Oxford University Press, New York, 2013, and several articles, including “From the Hudood Ordinances to the Protection of Women Act: Islamic Critiques of the Hudood Laws of Pakistan,” with Moeen H. Cheema, UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law (2008-09) as well as entries in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Law, Oxford University Press, New York (“Proof, Standards of,” “Pakistan,” and “South Asia: An Introduction”).