Ayman S. Ibrahim

Bill and Connie Jenkins Professor of Islamic Studies; Director, Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam

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Ibrahim was born and raised in Egypt. He completed two PhDs in Islamic Studies (Fuller 2014, Haifa University 2018). 

Dr. Ayman Ibrahim serves as the Bill and Connie Jenkins Professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Seminary, and is the Director of the Jenkins Center for a Christian Understanding of Islam. Dr. Ibrahim was born and raised in Egypt, and has taught in various countries in both the Western and Muslim world. He is a member of Clifton Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky.


Concise Guide to Islam: Defining Key Concepts and Terms (Baker Academic, 2023)

Reaching Your Muslim Neighbor with the Gospel (Crossway, 2022)

A Concise Guide to the Life of Muhammad: Answering Thirty Key Questions (Baker Academic, 2022)

Conversion to Islam: Competing Themes in Early Islamic Historiography (Oxford University Press, 2021)

Basics of Arabic: A Complete Grammar, Workbook, and Lexicon (Zondervan Academic, 2021)

A Concise Guide to the Quran: Answering Thirty Critical Questions (Baker Academic, 2020)

The Stated Motivations for the Early Islamic Expansion (622–641): A Critical Revision of Muslims’ Traditional Portrayal of the Arab Raids and Conquests (Peter Lang, 2017)

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