Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour

Dr Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour is a faculty member at Al-Azhar University, Cairo and a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of York. He moved to the city of  Bath in 2017 to become a teacher and an Imam for Bath Islamic Society. Gamal memorized the Qur’an at the age of 11 and was then trained in Islamic studies and philosophy at the universities of Al-Azhar, Durham and SOAS University of London. He graduated as valedictorian of his class with a bachelor’s in Islamic studies and philosophy in 2011 (Al-Azhar University, Cairo) and completed his MA in theology and religion at the University of Durham, U.K (2014). Gamal then did a PhD at SOAS University of London in comparative religion, under the supervision of the renowned Qur’an translator, Prof. Muhammad Abdel Haleem, and his PhD thesis was examined at Cambridge University by Revd. Dr. Rowan Williams (2019). In addition to the services that he does for Bath Islamic Society, Gamal teaches and does research at the universities of London and York. To follow his academic activities and publications, see: https://www.soas.ac.uk/staff/staff122091.php

How to connect with the Imam?

The quickest and best way to contact Imam Gamal is to contact him on: (mohammedgamal@alazhar.edu.eg)