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Meet our team

Joshua Ralston

Dr Joshua Ralston is Reader in Christian-Muslim Relations at the University of Edinburgh. His work is concerned with theological, ethical, legal-political, and scriptural encounters between Christians and Muslims, including comparative political theology, with a particular focus on Protestant Christianity and Sunni Islam.

Mona Siddiqui

Prof Mona Siddiqui is  Chair in Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh School of Divinity, as well as Assistant Principal for Religion and Society and Dean International for the Middle East. Her research lies in Islamic jurisprudence (fiqh) and ethics and Christian-Muslim relations.

Shadaab Rahemtulla

Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla is Lecturer in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the University of Edinburgh. His interdisciplinary research is in Liberation Theology in a comparative persepective between Islam and Christianity. His work includes Qur’an of the Oppressed: Liberation Theology and Gender Justice in Islam.

Omar Anchassi

Dr Omar Anchassi is an Early Career Fellow in Islamic Studies at the University of Edinburgh. His research focus is in Islamic law. He completed his PhD thesis, ‘Fazlur Rahman (1919 – 1988) and the Reformulation of the Religious Sciences of Islam’, at Queen Mary University and a post-doctoral fellowship at Exeter University.

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