Shabir Ally

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Shabir Ally
Main interests

Shabir Ally[1] is the president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Early life and education[edit]

Shabir Ally was born in Guyana on the Caribbean coast of South America and moved to Canada with his family in 1978. His family is from Gujarat, India [2]

Debates and lectures[edit]

Shabir Ally is known for promoting a contextual interpretation of the Qur'anic verses, but seeks to find their justification in similar expressions within the Christian Bible.[3] He has debated Christian philosophers William Lane Craig and Michael Licona on numerous occasions as well as scholar John Dominic Crossan[4][5][6] He has also debated apologists James White, Jay Smith, and David Wood[7] on several 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) OCLC 50392743
  • 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


  1. ^ Shenk, David W., Journeys of the Muslim nation and the Christian church: exploring the mission of two communities, Uzima Publishing House, 2006, p.xvii
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  3. ^ John Ankerberg, Emir Caner, The Truth about Islam & Jesus, Harvest House Publishers, 2009, p.38
  4. ^ Jesus' Resurrection William Lane Craig (Christian) debates Shabir Ally (Muslim) on the bodily resurrection of Jesus.
  5. ^ The Concept of God in Islam and Christianity - William Lane Craig vs. Shabir Ally McMaster University. March 6, 2002.
  6. ^ What Must I Do To Be Saved? William Lane Craig vs. Shabir Ally York University. March 5, 2002.
  7. ^ Chattanooga Times Free Press: "Scholars will debate whether Bible, Quran are books of peace" October 3, 2015 |"These men are recognized for being two of the best in the field of religious apologetics,..."

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