July 31, 2019

Jay Smith

Dr. Jay Smith is adjunct professor of Islamic studies at Veritas International University and scholar at the Pfander Center for Apologetics (UK). He earned his PhD in Islamic Studies at Melbourne School of Theology in Australia, and is one of the world’s best Christian scholars on Islam and manuscripts studies of the Qur’an. He earned his BA from Messiah College, his MDiv from Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his ThM in Missiology (with an emphasis in Islam) from Fuller Theological Seminary.  Jay is uniquely qualified to understand and address the differences between Christian and Islamic doctrines and culture. He is often seen debating Muslim scholars and engaging in polemics/apologetics on his Pfanderfilms YouTube site, as well as in universities and schools around the world.