Abdal Hakim Murad (Dr Tim Winter), b.1960, is University Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge, and is dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, which trains imams for British mosques. He is Director of Studies at Wolfson College, and is a holder of the Pilkington Teaching Prize at the University of Cambridge. He has been described as Britain's most influential Muslim thinker by The Independent newspaper.
In 2006 he published Abraham's Children, co-edited with Bishop Richard Harries and Rabbi Norman Solomon. He is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology (2008).
His most recent book is Commentary on the Eleventh Contentions (2012).
Abdal Hakim Murad's articles have appeared in The Independent, the London Evening Standard, the Daily Telegraph, The Times, the Catholic Herald, Islamica, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and Prospect. He is also a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's Thought for the Day.