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Gordon Newby

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S210 Callaway Memorial Center
Emory University
Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: 404.727.2717

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Email: gdnewby@emory.edu

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Professor Gordon D. Newby is the Goodrich C. White Professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and former Chair of the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies. He is also a Professor in the graduate programs of West and South Asian Religions, Islamic Civilization Studies and History. He received his Ph.D. in Mediterranean Studies at Brandeis University. He has taught at Washington State University, Brandeis University, North Carolina State University, and joined Emory in 1992. His research specialties include Early Islam, Muslim relations with Jews and Christians, and comparative sacred texts. Among his scholarly works are A History of the Jews of Arabia, The Making of the Last Prophet, and A Concise Encyclopedia of Islam. He is currently working on an encyclopedia of the Islamic world and a monograph on Apocalypse and Apocalypticism among Jews, Christians and Muslims at the time of the rise of Islam.

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