Revd Dr Yazid Said is a Palestinian-born Israeli citizen and an Anglican priest. He is senior lecturer in Islam at Liverpool Hope University. He studied Classical Arabic and English Literature at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and Christian theology at the University of Cambridge.
After being ordained an Anglican priest in the Diocese of Jerusalem, he completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge (2010) on the medieval Muslim theologian Abu Hamid al-Ghazali. He subsequently held a post-doctoral fellowship at McGill University in Canada and the Woods-Gumble fellowship at the Tantur Ecumenical Institute in Jerusalem. He lectured in Dublin and at Tübingen University before settling at Liverpool Hope University.
Yazid maintains a strong interest in the work and mission of the Church in the Holy Land, and maintains a wide ecumenical and interfaith relationships with various Christian, Muslim and Jewish scholars in Jerusalem. He is the author of Ghazali’s Politics in Context (Routledge 2017), and co-editor of The Future of Interfaith Dialogue: Muslim-Christian Encounters through A Common Word (Cambridge University Press, 2018).