Islamic Studies, Islamic Mysticism, Classical and Contemporary Islamic Thought, Global Islam, Islam in South Asia, Muslims in America, Women’s Studies and Gender Studies, Comparative Theology/Theologies of Religious Pluralism
World Religions; The South Asian Muslim Experience; Islamic Spirituality; Contemporary Islamic Thought and Movements
Shah Wali Allah of Delhi’s Hujjat Allah al-Baligha (The Conclusive Argument from God). E. J. Brill, 1996. Pakistani edition Islamabad: Islamic Research Institute 2003.
“What’s American about American Sufi Movements?” in: D. Westerlund (ed.): Sufism in Europe and North America, Routledge, 2004, 36-62.
“Dimensions of Islamic Religious Healing in America,” in: S. Sered/L. L. Barnes (ed.s): Religion and Healing in America. Oxford, 2004, 407-422.
“The Evolution of American Muslim responses to 9/11,” in: R. Geaves (ed.): Religious Responses to 9/11. Ashgate, 2004, 77-96.
“The ‘other’ Shadhilis of the West,” in: E. Geoffroy: The Shadhiliyya. Paris: Maisonneuve et Larose, 2005, 481-499.
“Keeping the Faith: Convert Muslim Mothers in America and the Transmission of Islamic Identity,” in: K. van Nieuwkerk (ed.): Women Embracing Islam: Gender and Conversion in the West. University of Texas Press, 2006, 250-276.
“Western Sufis and Sufi Literatures in the West,” in: J. Hinnells/J. Malik (ed.s): Sufism in the West. Routledge, 2006, 28-48.
“Islamic Eschatology,” in: T. J. Winter (ed.): Cambridge Companion to Islamic Theology. Cambridge, 2008, 308-324.
“Global Sufism: Theirs and Ours,” in: R. Geaves/M. Dressler (ed.s): Sufis in Western Society: Global Networking and Locality. Routledge, 2009, 26-45.
“Conversion to Islam: Historical and Theological Perspectives,” in: L. Rambo/Ch. Farhadian (ed.s): The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion, Oxford, 2010.
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