Joseph Lowry is a specialist in Islamic law, Arabic literature, and classical Islamic thought. He is the author, among other works, of Early Islamic Legal Theory: the Risala of Muhammad Ibn Idris al-Shafi'i (E. J. Brill, 2007) and the editor (with D. Stewart and S. Toorawa) of Law and Education in Medieval Islam: Studies in Memory of George Makdisi (E. J. W. Gibb Memorial Trust, 2005) and (with D. Stewart) of Essays in Arabic Literary Biography II: 1350-1850 (Harrasowitz, 2009).
ARAB 333: Intro to Reading the Qur'an in Arabic
ARAB 436: Intro to Classical Islamic Texts
NELC 130: Intro to the Qur'an
NELC 238: Intro to Islamic Law
NELC 437: Islamic Intellectual Tradition
NELC 638: Approaches to Islamic Law