Splitting the moon : a collection of islamic poetry.

Splitting the Moon tracks Joel Hayward's intriguing journey into Islam, his fascination with the mysteries of faith, his experiences and observations as a Western Muslim, and his thoughts on the state of the Ummah (Islamic community) today. He writes his poetry to capture events each day in the...

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Main Author: Hayward, Joel.
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Language:English
Published:[Place of publication not identified] : Kube Publishing Ltd, 2016.
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Main Author:Hayward, Joel.
Summary:Splitting the Moon tracks Joel Hayward's intriguing journey into Islam, his fascination with the mysteries of faith, his experiences and observations as a Western Muslim, and his thoughts on the state of the Ummah (Islamic community) today. He writes his poetry to capture events each day in the way that some people keep a diary, both deeply personal and reflective.

Splitting the Moon tracks Joel Hayward's intriguing journey into Islam, his fascination with the mysteries of faith, his experiences and observations as a Western Muslim, and his thoughts on the state of the Ummah (Islamic community) today. He writes his poetry to capture events each day in the way that some people keep a diary, both deeply personal and reflective.

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ISBN:1847741002 (electronic bk.)
9781847741004 (electronic bk.)
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Professor Joel Hayward (ZDaF, BA, MA Hons, PhD, FRSA, FRHistS) is a New Zealand-born British scholar, writer and poet. He joined the National Defense College of the United Arab Emirates as Professor of Strategic Thought in 2017. He previously held two academic leadership positions within Khalifa University, which is also in Abu Dhabi. Already a full Professor, between November 2012 and December 2016 he was both the Director of the Institute of International and Civil Security and the Chair ofthe multidisciplinary Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. He joined Khalifa University as a full Professor of International and Civil Security in 2012, after having enjoyed a Fellowship at the Cambridge Muslim College.

His career highlights include having been the Dean of the prestigious and historical Royal Air Force College for five years (2007-2011), Director of the Royal Air Force Centre for Air Power Studies for four years (2008-2012), Head of King's College London's Air Power Studies Division for six years (2005-2011), as well as Program Coordinator, Centre for Defense Studies, and Senior Lecturer in Defense and Strategic Studies, Massey University (both in New Zealand).

He is the author or editor of ten positively reviewed books and dozens of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters. Some of his works have been translated into Portuguese, Spanish, Serbian, German and Chinese. In January 2012, the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Amman, Jordan, published his concise monograph, Warfare in the Qur'an .


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