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J. Dudley Woodberry

Dean Emeritus and Senior Professor of Islamic Studies

As senior faculty at Fuller, this professor primarily mentors students and only occasionally, if ever, teaches courses.

BA, Union CollegeMDiv, Fuller Theological SeminaryMA, American University of BeirutPhD, Harvard University

Courses Taught

MR550: Introduction to Islam

Areas of Expertise

Islam and Christian mission, Muslim faith and life, Christian witness among Muslims, Muslim popular piety, current trends in Islam

“In these troubled times, with the increased interest in peacebuilding between Muslims and Christians and the increased responsiveness to the gospel among Muslims, it is evidently the fullness of time for Muslims. Let us as individuals and as an instituti


Dr. Woodberry, in his sermon during the 50th anniversary celebration of the School of Intercultural Studies.


J. Dudley Woodberry is dean emeritus and senior professor of Islamic studies at Fuller’s School of Intercultural Studies and is considered one of the foremost Christian scholars of Islam. He has served as consultant on the Muslim world to President Carter

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