Ashraf Kunnummal recently completed his PhD at the University of Johannesburg in Islamic Studies. His thesis was titled, “A Critical Decolonial Reading of Liberation in Islamic Liberation Theology: The Works of Asghar Ali Engineer, Shabir Akhtar, Farid Esack and Hamid Dabashi”. He is currently revising his thesis as a book, and aims to work towards a theory and praxis of decolonial Islamic liberation theology. Ashraf is a community activist, columnist and translator based in India. He serves as an editor for the Malayalam language political website ‘Utharakalam’.