Dr Martin Whittingham


‘Cross’ and ‘Crucifixion’, in the Encyclopaedia of the Bible and its Reception (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, forthcoming)

‘Al-Ghazali’, in the Encyclopaedia of the Bible and its Reception (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, forthcoming)


A History of Muslim Views of the Bible: from Muhammad to the modern day (working title) – under contract with De Gruyter, Berlin

Al-Ghazālī and the Qur’ān: One Book, Many Meanings (London: Routledge, 2007 (Hardback), 2011 (Paperback)).

  • Persian translation of Chapter 5, ‘Syllogisms as the Steps to Heaven: Al-Qisṭas al-Mustaqīm, trans. Ali Aghaeiin: Ghazālī Pazhoohī [Studies on Ghazālī] , ed. S. Hedayat Jalili (Tehran, 2010): 401-28.
Book Contributions & Edited Works

‘Muslims and the Bible’ in The Routledge Handbook of Christian-Muslim Relations (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 269-278.

‘Al-Ghazali on Syllogistic Logic as a Source of Certainty About the Qur’an’, in 900 Jahre al-Ġazali im Spiegel der islamischen Wissenschaften (Osnabrück: V&R Academic, 2015) pp. 127-38.

‘Christian-Muslim Relations in Britain in Historical Context’,  in S. Bell and C. Chapman (eds.), Between Naivety and Hostility: uncovering the best Christian responses to Islam in Britain (Milton Keynes: Authentic, 2011), pp. 64-77.

‘Al-Ghazālī on Jews and Christians’, in B. Roggema, M. Poorthuis and P. Valkenberg (eds.), The Three Rings. Textual studies in the historical trialogue of Judaism, Christianity and Islam (Leuven: Peeters, 2005), pp. 203-216.

Academic & Reference Articles

‘Ibn Khaldūn’, in D. Thomas and A. Mallett (eds.), Christian-Muslim Relations: a Bibliographical History, Vol. 5 (1350-1500) (Leiden: Brill, 2013), pp. 300-308.

‘Ezra as the Corrupter of the Torah? Re-assessing Ibn Ḥazm’s role in the long history of an idea’, Intellectual History of the Islamicate World 1 (2013), pp. 253-271.

‘The Value of Taḥrīf Ma‘nawī (Corrupt Interpretation) as a Category for Analysing Muslim Views of the Bible: Evidence from al-Radd al-jamīl and Ibn Khaldūn’, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 22:2 (2011), pp. 209-222.

‘How Could So Many Christians be Wrong? The Role of Tawātur (Recurrent Transmission of Reports) in Understanding Muslim Views of the Crucifixion’, Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 19:2 (2008), pp. 167-178.

‘Inspiration’ and ‘Prophecy’ in the Routledge Encyclopedia of Islamic Civilisation and Religion, ed. I.R. Netton (London: Routledge, 2008).

Book Reviews

‘Do We Worship the Same God? Jews, Christians and Muslims in Dialogue’  ed. Miroslav Volf (Eerdmans: Grand Rapids, 2012)  Evangelical Quarterly (forthcoming).

‘Al-Ghazali’s Philosophical Theology’ by Frank Griffel (Oxford: OUP, 2009) American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 27:4 (2010), pp. 111-114.

‘Islam in Conflict’ by Peter G. Riddell and Peter Cotterell (Leicester: 2003) European Journal of Theology 14:1 (2005), pp. 66-67.

Al-Ghazali and the Ismailis’ by Farouk Mitha (London, 2001) Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 66:1 (2003), pp. 86-87.

‘Understanding Muslim Teachings and Traditions’ by Phil Parshall (Baker: 2002) Themelios 29:1 (2003), pp. 123-124.

‘Faith to Faith’ by Chawkat Moucarry (Leicester, 2001) Themelios 28:2 (2003), pp. 119-120.

‘Responses to 101 Questions on Islam’ by John Renard (New York, 1998) Themelios 25:2 (2000), pp. 127-128.

‘Partners or Prisoners? Christians thinking about Women and Islam’ by Ida Glaser and Napoleon John (Carlisle, 1998) Themelios 25:1 (1999), pp. 153-154.

‘Islam and the West: Conflict, Co-existence or Conversion?’ by Colin Chapman (Carlisle, 1998) Themelios 25:1 (1999), pp. 154-155.

Other Works

‘“Deciding by the Gospel”: Some Protestant Christian Responses to the Qur’an since the Nineteenth Century, delivered at Campion Hall Seminar Papers on “Christian Theological Engagement with Islam” (2012), part of the Georgetown-Campion Hall Partnership.