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Syed Wajee Shah

Tutor in Islamic Studies

Syed Wajee obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Religion and Education from St John University, York in 2016. Thereafter, he dedicated a year to studying Persian in Qom, Iran. In 2017, he moved back to the UK and enrolled on AMI’s four-year Hawza Programme which he successfully completed in 2021 with a distinction.

Thereafter in 2022, he enrolled on the MA in Islamic Studies programme at the University of Birmingham and wrote his dissertation on Al-ʿAllāma al-Ṭabāṭabāʿī’s doctrine on divine simplicity.

Currently, he serves as a Research Coordinator at Al-Mahdi Institute, actively contributing to the Department of Islamic Legal Studies. His academic interests lie in analytic philosophy, Qur’anic sciences, legal theory, and Islamic philosophy.

Publications:

Articles:

With Sayyid Mustafa Muhaqqiq Damad. “Juristic Principles Governing Family Life,” in Islam and the Institution of Marriage, edited by Katherine Lemons and Laurens de Rooij, 74-86. Birmingham: AMI Press, 2023.

Upcoming publication with Sayyid Fatemi. “The Imāmī Reception of the Qur’an’s Regulative Verses (āyāt al-aḥkām),” in The Regulative Verses in the Quran, edited by Robert Gleave, Devin Stewart, and Sayyid Fatemi. Birmingham: AMI Press.

Syed Wajee Shah (2018), Authentication of the Four Canonical Books. Iqra Online. https://iqraonline.net/authentication-of-the-four-canonical-books/

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