Muhammad Umar Faruque Book(s) Title
Sculpting the Self: Islam, Selfhood, and Human Flourishing
BirthDate 1989 None

Muhammad Umar Faruque (1989 - Bangladesh) Faruque is Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned his PhD (with distinction) from the University of California, Berkeley, and served as Exchange Scholar at Harvard University and as Postdoctoral Fellow at Fordham University. He was also educated at the University of London and Tehran University. His research includes the study of modern and pre-modern concepts with the topics of ‘self’ and ‘identity’ and their role in ethics, aesthetics, religion and literature. He is the author of three books and over forty-five academic articles, which have appeared in prestigious journals such as Philosophy East and West, Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, Sophia, and Religious Studies. He has delivered lectures in many North American, European, Asian, and Middle Eastern universities on topics such as climate change, spirituality, meditation, AI, Islamic psychology, and Islam and the West. He is also a recipient of numerous awards, including the Templeton Foundation grant.