Amir Hussain's Web Page

Department of Theological Studies
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles


Page created on June 26, 2006
Last updated on September 16, 2013

Greetings and welcome to my Web Page. I am a professor in the Department of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University (LMU).

My own area of research is on the study of Islam, specifically contemporary Muslim societies in North America. My PhD dissertation was on Muslim communities in Toronto.


I am the Editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR).

For all correspondance about JAAR, please email: jaareditor@lmu.edu


My most recent book is the third edition of the edited textbook World Religions: Western Traditions.

Information about World Religions: Western Traditions, can be found here from Oxford University Press Canada

Oxford University Press USA has a page about the book here

Order World Religions: Western Traditions from Amazon.com


In 2008 we hosted the Bellarmine Forum at LMU on the theme of religion, identity and interfaith dialogue.

Details about the Bellarmine Forum (including webcasts of the sessions) can be found on this web page.


Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God is an introduction to Islam, Muslims and interfaith dialogue.

Information about Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God, can be found here from Google Books

Wood Lake Books has a page about the book here

Order Oil and Water: Two Faiths, One God from Amazon.com


"Every year is World Hunger Year until we end world hunger"

Links about hunger


My contact information is:

Amir Hussain, PhD
Department of Theological Studies
Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive, Suite 3700
Los Angeles, CA 90045-2659
USA

Office Location: University Hall, Room 3724

Phone: (310) 338-5987
Fax: (310) 338-1947
Email: amir.hussain@lmu.edu

Web Page: http://myweb.lmu.edu/ahussain/



The photograph to the right is me with my friends Sarah and Miriam at the Naramata Centre.



Teaching:

For the FALL 2013 semester, I will be teaching the following course:

  • FFYS 1000 - 17: Islam and the Building of America


    In past semesters, I have taught the following courses:

    The Study of Islam at LMU:


    Click here for the web page for A Common Word, an interfaith call from Muslims to Christians.


    Convivencia: Religious Identities in the New World is a conference that we hosted at LMU from March 27 to 29, 2008.

    Details about Convivencia can be found on this web page.


    Statement by Scholars of Islam to Attacks on Sept. 11, 2001


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