Biography

Abdallah Soufan

Introduction

Abdallah Soufan received his BS in Mathematics, and his BA and MA in Arabic Language and Literature from the American University of Beirut, where he worked for several years as an Instructor of Arabic and Islamic Thought. He has recently received his PhD from Georgetown University. His research investigates dichotomies in classical Islamic thought, including the dichotomies of sunnainfo-icon/bidʿa, veridicality/tropicality, reason/ tradition, word/meaning, and exoteric/esoteric.