Shaykh Vinay Khetia
Shaykh Vinay Khetia is a native of Toronto who embraced Islam in 2002. He holds a Ph.D in Religious Studies from McMaster University . His completed doctoral dissertation is on the subject of The History and Philosophy of Shi’i Devotional Literature ( Dua and Ziyarat) . He has been engaged in full-time academic and seminary ( hawza) focused study of Islam for the past 17 years. His B.A. is in History, Religious Studies, and Near and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Toronto. He earned an M.A. in History and Philosophy of Religion from Concordia University. He has published numerous academic articles dealing with Islamic Law, Islamic Historiography, Early Islamic History and Tafsir. He has previously guest lectured at Harvard University.