Theology Department Faculty

Natana J. Delong-Bas

Associate Professor of the Practice



Selected Publications

Shariah: What Everyone Needs to Know (with John L. Esposito), OUP,  2018.

Islam: A Living Faith, Anselm,  2018

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women, Editor-in-Chief, OUP, 2013.

“Sectarianism in Saudi Arabia: The Challenges and Opportunities of Wasatiyya and Wataniyya,” Maydan Inaugural Journal, Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies, George Mason University, November 17, 2016. Available at:

 “Between Conflict and Coexistence: Saudi Shi’is as Subjects, Objects, and Agents in Wasatiyya and Wataniyya,” Journal of Islamic and Muslim Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, May 2016, pp. 47-64.