|Biographical detail : ||A leading British Muslim scholar and Dean of the Cambridge Muslim College.
Also known as Timothy Winter, he is currently the Shaykh Zayed Lecturer of Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Divinity at Cambridge University and Director of Studies in Theology at Wolfson College. He has published and contributed to numerous academic works on Islam, including as Director of the Sunna Project , and is a leading figure in inter-faith activity, notably as one of the signatories to the Common Word statement . He is well-known as a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’.
Abdal-Hakim Murad's research interests are in Muslim-Christian relations, Islamic ethics and the study of the Orthodox Muslim response to extremism.
Abdal-Hakim Murad has attended courses in the traditional Islamic sciences in Cairo and Jeddah where his teachers included Shaykh Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad and Shaykh Ismail al-Adawi. He has translated several classical Arabic works, including Imam al-Bayhaqi's 'Seventy-Seven Branches of Faith', and 'Selections from the Fath al-Bari'. He is also General Editor of the Islamic Texts Society's al-Ghazali series. His translations of Al-Ghazali’s 'On Death and What Comes After' and 'On Disciplining the Soul' have been acclaimed.
He is a member of Pembroke College, Cambridge. He is the Trustee and Secretary of The Muslim Academic Trust, Director of The Anglo-Muslim Fellowship for Eastern Europe and President of the UK Friends of Bosnia-Herzegovina.