Dr. David Solomon Jalajel is teaching Research Methodology and Logic at Mishkah University. Jalajel is also a researcher at the Prince Sultan Research Institute in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Formerly, he taught Islamic Theology and Legal Theory at the Dar al-Uloom in Cape Town, South Africa.
Dr. Jalajel holds a PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of the Western Cape, where he also earned his MA. He graduated from the Dar al-Uloom in Cape Town, South Africa where he continued to earn the Higher Specialisation in Islamic Law and the Higher Specialisation in Arabic Language.
He has published three books: Women and Leadership in Islamic Law: A Critical Analysis of Classical Legal Texts (Routledge), Expressing I’rab: The Presentation of Arabic Grammatical Analysis (UWC) and Islam and Biological Evolution: Exploring Classical Sources and Methodologies (UWC).
His research interests concern how traditional approaches to Islamic theology and law relate to contemporary Muslim society.