Steven Masood is a Christian from a sectarian Ahmadiyya Muslim background. He became a follower of Jesus in April 1973 in Karachi, Pakistan. His testimony has been published in a book called Into the Light, available in several languages, including English.
He has a Master of Theology degree and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the London School of Theology in association with Brunel University, London. Both research degrees were granted on writing theses on subjects related to Islam and Christianity.
He has spent over 40 years studying and working in Christian-Muslim relations and has taught Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim relations as a visiting lecturer at several Christian institutions in Britain and the Far East.
Apart from teaching, Steven lectures at seminars, in conferences and churches on various subjects including on Christian approach to Muslims. His lectures include topics related to the integrity of the Christian and Muslim Scriptures and ways to share the Gospel of Jesus. Further info is available at: www.JesusToMuslims.org
For Steven's outreach to share the Gospel of Jesus with Muslims, visit: www.itl-usa.org
For more information about Dr. Steven Masood, please visit his personal website at: www.stevenmasood.org
Education and Qualifications
- London School of Theology in association with Brunel University, London, May 2001 to July 2004
PhD. Thesis title: "A Prophet Like Jesus and Muhammad: A critical study of the principal doctrines and claims of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad Qadyyani".
- London Bible College in association with Brunel University, London, May 1998 to May 2001
Master of Theology. Thesis title : "Naskh: Al-Nasikh wa al-Mansukh - A study of the Islamic theory of abrogation, its formulation, development and use today".
- Manchester Metropolitan University, 1996 to 1999
Dip. HE (with Distinction) in Islamic Studies covering the survey of history and theology of Islam, compilation and literary characteristics of the Qur'an; compilation and criticism of Hadith; Islamic Jurisprudence, the four schools of thought; Islamic law and its affects on societies today.
- Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education, Karachi, 1974
'A' level equivalents: English, Urdu, Arabic, Islamic Studies, and Social Studies.
- Ta'lim al-Islam High School, Rabwah, 1967
'O' level equivalents: Urdu (as first language), Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Social Studies, English and Arabic.