|Alma mater||Laurentian University (B.Sc.)
University of Toronto (M.A.)
University of Toronto (Ph.D.)
Shabir Ally is the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto, Canada. He is a Muslim activist, preacher and speaker on Islam and Muslims. He is also a debater engaging in debates around the world.
Shabir Ally was born in Guyana and moved to Canada in 1978. He holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, with a specialization in Biblical Literature, and an M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Quranic Exegesis. He is now in his fourth year of PhD studies in Quranic Exegesis at the University of Toronto. He teaches Arabic at the University of Toronto.
Debates and lectures
Shabir Ally is known for accepting literal interpretation of the Quranic verses, but seeks to find their justification in similar expressions within the Christian Bible. He has debated Christian philosopher William Lane Craig on numerous occasions.
- Is Jesus God? The Bible Says No (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 9960-9148-8-7
- What God Said About Eating Pork? (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 9960-777-02-2
- Science in the Qur'an (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 9960-9148-7-9
- 101 Clear Contradictions in the Bible (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 1-894264-12-6
- Yahweh, Jehovah Or Allah (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 894264185
- 101 Questions to Ask Visiting Jehovah's Witnesses (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 1-894264-10-X
- Reply to Robert Morey's Source of Islam Theories (Al-Attique Publications, Canada) ISBN 9960-777-05-7
- Shenk, David W., Journeys of the Muslim nation and the Christian church: exploring the mission of two communities, Uzima Publishing House, 2006, p.xvii
- John Ankerberg, Emir Caner, The Truth about Islam & Jesus, Harvest House Publishers, 2009, p.38
- Jesus' Resurrection William Lane Craig (Christian) debates Shabir Ally (Muslim) on the bodily resurrection of Jesus.
- The Concept of God in Islam and Christianity - William Lane Craig vs. Shabir Ally McMaster University. March 6, 2002.
- What Must I Do To Be Saved? William Lane Craig vs. Shabir Ally York University. March 5, 2002.