Matthew Kuiper ’98 and Laurie Byington ’96 Kuiper

Matthew Kuiper ’98 who is an assistant
professor of religious studies at Missouri State
University, has published his second book,
Da’wa: A Global History of Islamic Missionary
Thought and Practice, which was published by
Edinburgh University Press in late January 2021.
He is married to Laurie Byington ’96 Kuiper,
and he spent nearly three years researching and
writing this book while teaching full time at
Missouri State

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