Lecturer, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science
Dr Adis Duderija is Lecturer in Islam and Society, in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science at Griffith University. His research expertise are in contemporary Islam (progressive Islam, contemporary Islamic hermeneutics, contemporary Salafism, Islam, Gender and Politics, inter-religious dialogue and inter-religious hermeneutics) and western Muslims identity construction.
Duderija’s books and edited books include The Imperatives of Progressive Islam (Routledge, 2017), The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law (Palgrave, 2015 ed.), Maqasid al Shari’a and Contemporary Muslim Reformist Thought (Palgrave, 2014, ed.) and Constructing Religiously Ideal ‘Believer’ and ‘Muslim Woman’ Concepts: Neo-Traditional Salafi and Progressive Muslim Methods of Interpretation (Manahij), (2011).
Apart from having published close to a dozen book chapters he has also published numerous academic journal articles in journals such as Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations, Review of Faith and International Affairs, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, HAWWA-Journal of Women in the Middle East and the Muslim World, Studies in Religion (SAGE), Arab Law Quarterly, Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, Religion Compass and Journal of Ecumenical Studies.
Fields of expertise
- Progressive Islam
- Western Muslims’ identity construction
- Contemporary Islamic hermeneutics
- Islam, Gender and Politics
- Interfaith dialogue and inter-religious hermeneutics
- Contemporary Salafism
Current teaching areas
- Islamic law in the Modern World
- Great Empires of Islamic Civilisation