Caner Dagli

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Caner Dagli
Caner Dagli
NationalityCircassian American
Academic background
Alma materCornell University, George Washington University, Princeton University
InfluencesSeyyed Hossein Nasr[1]
Academic work
InstitutionsCollege of the Holy Cross
Notable works
  • The Study Quran
  • Ibn al-‘Arabī and Islamic Intellectual Culture: From Mysticism to Philosophy

Caner Dagli (Adyghe: Къушъхьэ Джанэр) is a Circassian-American Islamic scholar and associate professor of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.[2][3]


Dagli is of Circassian origin and was born in the United States. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Near Eastern studies and completed his M.A in religion with special emphasis on Islam from George Washington University. He received his PhD in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University. From 2005 to 2008, he served as an assistant professor at Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia and was an advisor for interfaith affairs to the Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan from 2006 to 2007. As a Muslim, Dagli was a signatory to the open letter, A Common Word Between Us and You.[4]


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  1. ^ Markwith, Zachary (2010). "Review: Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Islam in the Modern World: Challenged by the West, Threatened by Fundamentalism, Keeping Faith with Tradition". Sacred Web. 28 (1): 103–116 [115].
  2. ^ Afsaruddin, Asma (2015). "Is Islam incompatible with modernity?". The Conversation. Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  3. ^ "The Sufi Science of Time". Muhyiddin Ibn Arabi Society. 2020. Retrieved 2021-02-15.
  4. ^ Caner Dagli profile at Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs
  5. ^ "Review of The Ringstones of Wisdoms". Journal of the Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society. The Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi Society. 39. 2006.
  6. ^ Reviews of The Study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary:
  7. ^ Reviews of Ibn al-‘Arabī and Islamic Intellectual Culture: From Mysticism to Philosophy: