Imad Enchassi

Imam Imad Enchassi, Ph.D., is a senior imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, the Chair of Islamic Studies at Oklahoma City University, and a visiting profes- sor at Phillips Theological Seminary and Saint Paul School of Theology.

Enchassi has received many interfaith, community, diversity, and inclusion awards, and has been featured in media outlets including CNN, MSNBC, ABC, Al Jazeera, and Al Arabia.


He is a founder of several educational, social, religious, and charitable organizations including Mercy Mission. His passion for peace and compassion stems from his upbringing in war zones and surviving the 1982 Sabra and Shatila Massacre.

Enchassi’s story of growing up as a Palestinian refugee in Beirut, Lebanon, is shared in the Good Faith Media Productions short-documentary, “Mercy.” His Good Faith Weekly podcast interview about his book is available here and an interview with GFM CEO Mitch Randall and Enchassi about his interfaith work can be viewed here.


View Enchassi’s Nurturing Faith books below.