Abdurrahman Atçıl is assistant professor in school of Islamic Studies at Istanbul Sehir University. He graduated from Marmara University Faculty of Theology (1999). He had his MA in History at Bilkent University (2002). He completed his doctoral study in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations in University of Chicago (2010). His main fields of study are Islamic Law, history and civilization of Islam, reform movements in Islam.