Abdulla Galadari

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)

Assistant Professor

MASDAR

PO Box 54115

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Khalifa University

Assistant Professor

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Behind the Veil: Inner Meanings of Women’s Islamic Dress Code

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Vol. 6, No. 11, pp. 115-125, 2012
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Abaya, cloak, dress, Hijab, interpretation, Islam, marriage, Niqab, Qur’an, religion, soul, spirituality, veil, women

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Reincarnation vs. Resurrection: The Debate Ends

Proceedings of the Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy, 30 March - 2 April, Osaka, Japan, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 May 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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allegory, comparative religion, hermeneutics, reincarnation, resurrection

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Inner Meanings of Islamic Finance: Understanding the Theory Behind All Theories

5th IIUM International Accounting Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 12-13, 2011
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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esoteric, exegesis, finance, interest, Islam, Islamic Finance, judgement day, loan, Qur’anic interpretation, Riba, Ta’wīl, Usury

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Science vs. Religion: The Debate Ends

The International Journal of Science in Society, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 1-10, 2011
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Astrophysics, Atheism, Black Holes, Cosmology, Divinity, Existence of God, Gravity, Physics, Quantum Physics, Religion, Secular, Singularity, Spacetime, Spirituality, Theism, Universe, Worldview

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Real-Time GIS Model for Air Pollution

Proceedings of the International Conference on Chemical, Civil and Environmental Engineering, March 24-25, 2012 Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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air quality model, dispersion, geographic information systems, pollution, real-time model

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Diversity in Heaven: Qur’anic Perspective Beyond Pluralism

The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 135–150, 2012
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 31 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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diversity, Islam, multiculturalism, nationalism, pluralism, Qur’an, religion, religious

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Punishment of a Merciful God: A Qur’anic Explanation of an Apparent Contradiction

The International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 47-54, 2012
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Suffering, Punishment, Mercy, Justice, Grace, Qur’an, Bible, Interpretation, Exegesis, Scripture

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Minimizing Top Management’s Corruption: Delaying Bonus Compensations

International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research, Vol. 16, pp. 8-12, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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benefits, board of directors, bonus pay, compensation, corporate governance, executive management, management

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Humanity’s Ultimate Sacrifice: Parallelism between Christ’s Crucifixion and Islamic Hajj

The International Journal of the Humanities, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 245–254, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 25 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Islam, Christianity, Crucifixion, Hajj, Religious Symbolism, Sprituality, Truth, Comparative Religion

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World University: Bringing Higher Education Closer to Humanity

Journal of the World Universities Forum, 5(3): 107-120, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2017
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Collaboration, College, Education, Global, Government, Higher Education, Institution, International, Knowledge Economy, Non-Profit, Poverty, Research, University, Virtual, World

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Joseph and Jesus: Unearthing Symbolisms within the Bible and the Qur’an

The International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 117-128, 2011
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Joseph, Jesus, Christ, Scriptures, Comparative Study, Bible, Qur’an, Exegesis, Communion, Eucharist, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Samaritans, Jews, Hermeneutics, Prophecy

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Deciding the Way Forward of Construction Contracts During Cash Flow Deficits

International Conference on Financial Theory and Engineering, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 28-30, 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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multi-criteria decision analysis, cash flow deficit, evaluation, prioritization, construction financial model, contract termination, suspension, decision chain

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Modelling Arbitration: Evaluating Risks and Settlements of Disputes Using Regret Theory

International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research, Vol. 15, pp. 89-92, 2011
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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arbitration, construction contracts, dispute, modelling, project management, risk, settlement agreements

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Can Machines Replace the Human Brain? A Review of Litigation Outcome Prediction Methods for Construction Disputes

Proceedings of the “New Perspectives In Construction Law” International Conference, March 2015
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Ahmad Alozn and Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Students and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Inner Meanings of Property Development: Qur’anic, Biblical, and Spiritual

International Proceedings of Economics Development and Research, Vol. 10, pp. 151 - 155
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Arabic, Bible, building, Christianity, development, economics, esoteric, Islam, language, linguistics, property, Qur’an, real estate, religion, spirituality

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Regret Model for Arbitration: Predicting the Outcome

International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 471-476, December 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari and Hamad Al Hammadi
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Arbitration, Construction Contracts, Decision Theory, Dispute, Regret Modelling, Risk, Settlement

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The Legal System Is a Criminal, Lock it Up: A Call for Legal Reforms of the Penal Code

Proceedings of the 6th UUM International Legal Conference, pp. 14-23, November 2011
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Criminal Justice, Legal System, Penal Code, Philosophy of Punishment

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The Camel Passing Through the Eye of the Needle: A Qur'Anic Interpretation of the Gospels

Ancient Near Eastern Studies, 55: 77-89, 2018
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 25 Jun 2018
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Intertextuality, Qur’an, Gospels

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Creatio Ex Nihilo and the Literal Qur'an

Intellectual Discourse, 25(2): 381-408, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jun 2018
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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creationism, exegesis, evolution, Islam, Qur’an, science and religion

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The Qibla: An Allusion to the Shemaʿ

Abdulla Galadari (2013) “The Qibla: An Allusion to the Shema‘,” Comparative Islamic Studies, 9(2): 165-193.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jun 2018
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Jerusalem, Mecca, Mizraḥ, prayer, Qibla, Shemaʿ

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Effects of Debt Forgiveness Towards Economic Equilibrium: Solutions to Crises

Galadari, A. (2013) “Effects of Debt Forgiveness towards Economic Equilibrium: Solutions to Crises,” Global Conference on Business and Finance Proceedings, 8(1): 410-416.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jul 2017
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)
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Bailouts, Debt, Forgiveness, Economic Crisis, Relief

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The Role of Inter-Textual Polysemy in Qur'anic Exegesis

Galadari, A. (2013) 'The Role of Inter-Textual Polysemy in Qur’anic Exegesis', Quranica: International Journal on Quranic Research, 3(4): pp. 35-56
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Abdulla Galadari
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST)

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polysemy, Qur’an, exegesis, interpreters