Prior to Zaytuna College
Dr. Eiyad al-Kutubi is a scholar of Muslim theology and philosophy, the Arabic language, and usul al-fiqh. He is the author of a monograph, Mullā Ṣadrā and Eschatology: Evolution of Being (Routledge, 2015), and other publications in the field of Muslim philosophy.
Across his career, Dr. al-Kutubi has taught Arabic, Muslim spirituality and thought, and world religions at a range of institutions including Georgia State University, the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and Indiana University, where he received an award for outstanding Arabic teaching.
He has presented conference papers on the work of Imam al-Ghazali, Mulla Sadra, and the falsafa tradition.
Dr. al-Kutubi returned to the faculty of Zaytuna College in 2023. He previously taught at the college from 2017-2020.
He is fluent in English and Arabic.
Mullā Ṣadrā and Eschatology: Evolution of Being, London: Routledge, 2015.
“Translation of Mullā Sadrā’s The Traveler’s Provision (Zād al-Musāfer)” in Illuminationist Texts and Textual Studies: Essays in the Memory of Hossein Ziai, Brill, 2017.
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