Academics & Scholars

**Please note, that while this section provides a list of scholars who have works written in English, not all scholars listed here necessarily endorse the opinions or views expressed on this website.  This is simply a list of references indicating competent and qualified scholars in their respective fields of study.

Abdal-Hakim Murad (comparative theology, sufism, theology)

Atif Khalil (sufism)

Claude Addas (sufism)

Frithjof Schuon (art, metaphysics, philosophy, poetry, sufism, tradition, universalism)

Hamza Yusuf (comparative theology, theology, tradition)

Henry Corbin (metaphysics, sufism)

Huston Smith (comparative religion)

Jean-Louis Michon (metaphysics)

Joseph Lumbard (extremism, tradition)

Martin Lings (art, poetry, sufism, symbolism)

Michel Chodkiewicz (sufism)

Mohammed Rustom (metaphysics)

Muhammad Bin Yahya Al-Ninowy (fiqh, aqeedah, sufism)

Muzaffer Ozak Al-Jerrahi (sufism)

Nuh Ha Mim Keller (fiqh, sufism)

Patrick Laude (sufism)

Peter Samsel (metaphysics, cosmology, sufism, comparative religion, tradition)

Rene Guenon (metaphysics, symbolism, tradition)

Reza Shah-Kazemi (metaphysics, sufism)

Sachiko Murata (gender, sufism)

Seyyed Hossein Nasr (art, cosmology, poetry, metaphysics, philosophy, sufism, tradition)

Sherman Jackson (extremism, Islamic law, theology)

Tariq Ramadan (extremism)

Timothy Gianotti (sufism, theology)

Titus Burckhardt (art, architecture, sufism, tradition)

William Chittick (cosmology, metaphysics, sufism, tradition)

William Stoddart (comparative religion, medernism, sufism, tradition)

Wolfgang Smith (cosmology, science)