Dr. Shomali

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Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali is a graduate of the Islamic Seminaries of Qum and has also both a BA and an MA in Western Philosophy from the University of Tehran. He has earned his Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Manchester.

His publications include:

  1.  Self-Knowledge (1996 & 2006, also translated into Malay, Spanish and Kiswahili)
  2.  Ethical Relativism: An Analysis of the Foundations of Morality (2001, also translated into Malay)
  3.  Shi‘a Islam: Origins, Faith & Practices (2003 & 2010; also translated into Spanish & Swedish)
  4.  Principles of Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Methodology of Fiqh (2006).

He is a co-editor of:

  1. Catholics & Shi'a in Dialogue: Studies in Theology & Spirituality (2004)
  2. Catholic-Shi'a Engagement: Reason & Faith in Theory and Practice(2006)
  3. A Catholic-Shi‘a Dialogue: Ethics in Today’s Society (2008).