Mahmoud Shelton studied at the University of Edinburgh before taking a degree in Medieval Studies at Stanford University. Shelton is the author of Alchemy in Middle-earth: The Significance of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and numerous articles. He is also a contributor to The Royal Book of Spiritual Chivalry and edited The Sufi Science of Self-Realization.
Books by Mahmoud Shelton:
- Archery in Islam
- Alchemy in Middle-earth
Articles by Mahmoud Shelton:
- Chivalry of the Night and Day
- “The Lamp of Aladdin”, The Muslim Magazine, Vol.3 No. 3 Summer 2000
- Star Wars: A Tale of Spiritual Chivalry”, The Muslim Magazine, Vol.2 No. 3 Summer 1999