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DR AHMAD H SAKR obtained his PhD from the University of Illinois in 1966. While studying in America, he was a founding member and president of the Muslim Students’ Association of the USA and Canada, currently known as the Islamic Society of North America (or (ISANA, a mother organization in North America. Dr Sakr was also a founding member of the World Council of Mosques whose headquarters is in Makkah.
He was the first director and representative of the Muslim World League to the UN. Dr Sakr’s approach is to build a bridge of understanding through commonalities with Muslims and non-Muslims.
The latest visit was to the Vatican in Italy where he participated in a Dialogue with the Bishops, Cardinals and the Pope.



Dr. Rahman Born in Lahore, was awarded a Ph.D by the University of Southampton and is presently teaching mathematics at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
He has been a consultant to the UK Atomic Energy Research Establishment and is author of numerous publications in the fields of mathematical nuclear physics and solid state physics. Dr.Rahman is a Chartered Physicist, a Member of the London Mathematical Society of Arts, London. In 1975, he received the Dictionary of International Biography's Certificate of Merit, and in 1994, Dr.Rahman was made by special invitation an International Member of the American Association of the Advancement of Science.



Dr. Muhammad Abdul Bari is an educationalist and community activist holding a PhD and PGCE from King’s College London and a Management degree from the Open University. He has worked as an Air Force Officer, researcher in physics, science teacher and a behavior support teacher.
He was Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain (2006-10), Chairman of the East London Mosque Trust (2002-13) and a board member of the London Olympics and Paralympics Organizing Committee (2006-13). He writes on community and social issues and has authored several books on Muslim family, parenting and identity. He is the founder of Amana Parenting and Head2Heart (a socio-political forum). He is married with four children.



Wael B. Hallaq has already established himself as one of the most eminent scholars in the field of Islamic law. In his latest book, the author traces the history of Islamic legal theory from its early beginnings until the modern period. Initially, he focuses on the early formation of this theory, analysing its central themes and examining the developments which gave rise to a variety of doctrines. He concludes with a discussion of modern thinking about the theoretical foundations and methodology of Islamic law.
In organisation, approach to the subject and critical apparatus, the book is the first of its kind, and will be an essential tool for the understanding of Islamic legal theory in particular and Islamic law in general. This, in combination with an accessibility of language and style, will guarantee a readership among students and scholars and anyone interested in Islam and its evolution.



Dr. Abd-Allah (Wymann-Landgraf) is an American Muslim, born to a Protestant family of the Midwest. In 1970, he embraced Islam in New York while studying English literature at Cornell University as a Woodrow Wilson honorary fellow. He received his doctorate, with honors, from the University of Chicago for a dissertation pertaining to the origins of Islamic Law. He taught at the University of Windsor (Ontario) Temple, and Michigan from 1977 until 1982. He then left the US to teach Arabic in Granada, Spain. In 1984, he was appointed to the Department of Islamic Studies at King Abdul-Aziz University in Saudi Arabia and taught Islamic studies and comparative religions until 2000.
During his years abroad, Dr. Abd-Allah studied numerous classical Islamic disciplines under several traditional teachers. He is fluent in English, Arabic and is acquainted with several modern and ancient tongues.Dr. Abd-Allah returned to Chicago in August of 2000 to work with the Nawawi Foundation as its Chairman and Scholar-in-Residence. Accordingly, he teaches throughout Chicago and and conducts research in Islamic studies and cognate fields.Dr. Abd-Allah resides with his family in the suburbs of Chicago.



Kamal Abu-Deeb holds the Chair in Arabic at the University of London. He has taught at number of universities in the West and the Arab world. A poet and essayist, he has published many books and papers in both English and Arabic and was co-editor of the avant-garde journal Mawaqif.
Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Born 1951 is a Canada-based Pakistani Islamic Scholar and former professor of international constitutional law at the University of the Punjab. He is the founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, a worldwide, broad-based moderate Islamic welfare, human rights and education organization. Its objectives are the promotion of a moderate and non-extremist vision of Islam, the establishment of good relations and understanding between communities and religions, and the education of youth in classical Islam. He also founded The Minhaj University of which he is the head of the Board of Governors. He also founded an international relief charity, Minhaj Welfare Foundation. Qadri is also the founding chairman of the political party Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).



Dr. Hussain Hamid Hassan received his PhD from the Faculty of Sharia at Al Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt in 1965. He also holds two degrees in law from the International Institute of Comparative Law, University of New York and two degrees in Law and Economics from Cairo University. He served as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Sharia in the Faculty of Law and Economics at Cairo University between 1960 and 2002.
Dr. Hassan is the author of 21 books on Islamic law, finance, economics, social studies and art, in addition to more than 400 research articles on these subjects.



Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was born in Jamaica, but grew up in Canada, where he accepted Islam in 1972. He completed a diploma in Arabic and a B.A. from the College of Islamic Disciplines (Usool ad-Deen) at the Islamic University of Madeenah in 1979. At the University of Riyadh, College of Education, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology in 1985, and in the department of Islamic Studies at the University of Wales, he completed a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology in 1994.
Abu Ameenah taught Islamic Education and Arabic in private schools in Riyadh for over ten years and for three years he lectured M.Ed. students in the Islamic Studies department of Shariff Kabunsuan Islamic University in Cotobato City, Mindanao, Philippines. Since 1994 he has founded and directed the Islamic Information Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (which is now known as Discover Islam) and the Foreign Literature Department of Dar al Fatah Islamic Press in Sharjah, UAE. Presently, he is a lecturer of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the American University in Dubai and Ajman University in Ajman, UAE



Muhammad Abdurrahman Sadique, born in Sri Lanka, serves as an Assistant Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws,International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Kuala Lumpur, lecturing on Islamic law of transactions and Islamic jurisprudence. Qualified in Islamic Shariah and having followed postgraduate studies in fiqh and ifta with emphasis on Islamic finance under Justice (retired) Muhammad Taqi Usmani, he had served as the in-house adviser at Amana Investments Limited, Colombo, the pioneer Islamic bank in Sri Lanka, prior to joining IIUM. His research areas involve the theory and practical implementation of Islamic equity financing modes, financing of micro and medium sized enterprises, and financing development of awqaf.



Mustansir Mir is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the author of the forthcoming Verbal Idioms of the Quran (Center for Near Eastern and North African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor).



Timothy J Winter AKA Abdal Hakim Murad graduated from Cambridge University with a double-first in Arabic in 1983. He then studied Islam under traditional teachers at Al-Azhar, one of the oldest universities in the world. He went on to reside in Jeddah, where he administered a commercial translation office and maintained close contact with Habib Ahmad Mashhur al-Haddad and other ulama from Hadramaut, Yemen.
In 1989, Tim Winter (Abdal Hakim being his Muslim Name ) returned to England and spent two years at the University of London learning Turkish and Farsi . Also a University Lecturer in Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge, England, and Director of Studies in Theology at Wolfson College.
His research work focuses on Muslim-Christian relations, Islamic ethics and the study of the Orthodox Muslim response to extremism.
Sheikh Abdal Hakim is the translator of a number of works, including two volumes from Imam al-Ghazali Ihya Ulum al-Din. He gives durus and halaqas from time to time and taught the works of Imam al-Ghazali at the Winter 1995 Deen Intensive Program in New Haven, CT. He appears frequently on BBC Radio and writes occasionally for a number of publications including The Independent and Q-News International, Britain's premier Muslim Magazine.
To many others, he is an English Middle Class Academic and to many he is Sheikh Abdul Hakim Murad a religious scholar of eminence. Eminence in the Islamic community. Both of these people reside in the one body, Tim Winter, welcome to the program.



Professor Dr. Malik Badri, Fellow of UIAM , Senior Consultant (Clinical Psychologist) Professor Malik Badri was born in Rufa’a, Sudan in 1932. He obtained his B.A. (with distinction) and his Diploma of Education from the American University of Beirut, in 1956. His M.A. was also secured from the same university in 1958. He further obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Leicester, England in 1961 and his Postgraduate Certificate of Clinical Psychology from the Academic Department of Psychiatry of the Middlesex Hospital Medical School of London University in 1966. He was elected Fellow of the British Psychological Society in 1977 and is now the holder of the title of C.Psychol.
In recognition to his contributions in his field he was awarded an honorary D.Sc. from the Ahfad University and was decorated by the President of Sudan in April of the year, 2003, with the medal of Shahid Zubair, the highest award for academic excellence.
Apart from being appointed as professor and dean in varies universities, such as Dean of the Faculty of Education in the Universities of Khartoum and Juba and the Acting Dean of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization of the International Islamic University, Malaysia, he was also the founder of a number of departments of psychology such as the one he established in Imam Mohammad bin Saud University in Riyadh and the Applied Psychology Department of the University of Khartoum. Professor Badri also served as senior clinical psychologist in a number of hospitals and clinics in the Middle East and Africa and was the founder of the Psychological Clinic of the University of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 1971. At present he is re-appointed Professor in the Department of Psychology of the International Islamic University of Malaysia.



Shabeer Ahmad, born in 1966, is a respected technologist by profession. He studied Avionics Engineering at University of London and he is currently an IT Consultant, having worked in Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America.
The author has written widely on various subjects in Islam, including science, economics, politics and history. The author is also a well respected speaker.
The current book started as a lecture for a radio station in London. Given the massive interest it generated, and the little information available, the author began to research more into historical developments of science in the Muslim world. The author felt that the contributions of Muslims in this area have not been widely acknowledged, and that there is a need to counter the view that Islam is incompatible with science. The current book is a culmination of his research over the years.



Dr. Abdur Rahim was born in the small town of Vaniyambadi in the state of Tamil Nadu, India in 1933. After finishing his secondary school studies, he joined Presidency College, University of Madras where he majored in English Language and Literature. He graduated in 1957.
In 1964, he joined al-Azhar University, Cairo, where he did his M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Arabic Philology. It is to be noted that Abdur Rahim learnt Arabic by himself.
In 1969, he joined the Islamic University of Madinah to teach Arabic Philology. Here, he was also associated with the Programme of teaching Arabic as a foreign language. The course he designed for this purpose is now known as ﺩﺭﻭﺱُ ﺍﻟﻠﻐﺔِ ﺍﻟﻌﺮﺑﻴﺔِ ﻟـﻐﻴﺮ ﺍﻟﻨﺎﻃﻘﻴﻦ ﺑـﻬﺎ Durus al-Lughah al-‘Arabiyyah li-Ghair al-Natiqina Biha. (Now these books are popularly known throughout the world as “MADINAH BOOKS”.)



Abd al-Aziz Duri (1919-2010) was Professor of History at the University of Jordan, having previously served as President of Baghdad University from 1963 to 1968. Among the most influential of his books that also marked a point of departure was his "The Economic History of Iraq in the Fourth Century AH" (1948), which established a new sphere of emphasis in Arab studies in the field.
He also contributed seminal works in Arab- and Islamic history including "Studies in the Late Abbasid Period" (1945), "An Introduction to the History of the Dawn of Islam" (1949), and "The Early Abbasid Period" (1988) as well as a critical analysis of Arab historiography itself in "Research into the Origins of the Discipline of History among the Arabs" (1960).
He also authored treatises on Arab nationalism such as "The Historical Roots of Arab Nationalism" (1960) and "The Historical Formation of the Arab nation: A Study in Identity and Consciousness" (1987).



Prof. Mannan is considered as one of the earliest Islamic economists of the subcontinent. With a Ph. D. degree in Economics from Mich. U.S.A. Prof. Mannan has more than four decades of experience in money, banking, finance, economic planning, civil administration, teaching, and research.
He has served about 13 years at the highest professional position of Senior Economist in Islamic Development Bank (IDB). His book: Islamic Economics-Theory and Practice is internationally recognized as the first textbook on the subject. With more than 20 reprint the book has been translated in dozen of foreign languages. A Founder Chairman of the Social Investment Bank Ltd. (SIBL) Dhaka, Bangladesh, Prof. Mannan shares his views with Dr. Shariq Nisar.



Professor Khurshid Ahmed, the former Federal Minister and Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of Pakistan (1979-80), is currently Chairman of the board of trustees of the Islamic Foundation, Leicester, the Institute of Policy studies, Islamabad and the International Association of Islamic Economics, Jeddah.
He has been a member of the Senate, Pakistan since 1985. He is chairman of several select committees of the senate, and associated with a number of governmental and non-governmental organisations.
He has written, translated and edited over fifty books on Islam, Islamic economics, education and law, both in English and in Urdu. In recognition of his contribution to Islamic learning and Da'wah, the University of Malaysia conferred an honorary doctorate on him in 1984. In 1987, the Islamic development bank in Jeddah offered him their first prize for outstanding services in the field of Islamic economics, In 1989, he won the king Faisal international award for his outstanding services to Islam.



Dr. Muhammad Tahir Mansoori is a professor (Islamic Law) and Dean (Faculty of Shari'ah and Law), International Islamic University, Islamabad. He obtained (L.L.M Shari'ah) degree from the International Islamic University, Islamabad and subsequently PhD in Islamic Jurisprudence from the University of Punjab. He has published several research articles on Islamic Law. His published work includes "Islamic Law of Contracts ans Business Transactions" Introduction to Islamic Banking (Arabic), Ahkam-i-Bay, Imam Abu Hanifah: Hayat, Fikr Aur Khidmat, Arabi Istilahatsazi(Kitabiyat) and others. He is a winner of Presidential Award lzaz-e-Fazeelat for the year 2004-2005.



Dr. `Abd al `Ati deals with a wide array of topics touching on religion, set roles and the family, law, and social change. These are basic, sensitive issues in the structure of social life; they arouse the strongest feelings among people. The author approaches these disputed questions with very high qualifications: a deep, personal familiarity with Islam and a scholar's knowledge of it as well as of modern social science. He is thus able to combine sympathy and objectivity to produce understanding.
After an education in the school system of al Azhar, the world's center of Islamic learning in Cairo, Dr. `Abd al 'Ati pursued his studies in Canada and the United States. He thus added to the rigorous training of a venerable religious system, a thorough grounding in Western Orientalist and social science approaches.



Kutaiba S. Chaleby: MD, FAPA is a board certified Forensic Psychiatrist and a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law. He has published extensively in international and Arabic psychiatric journals. In 1990 he was honored as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has presented many papers on Islamic legal views in Middle Eastern and American Psychiatric conferences.



Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari is an educationalist with a PhD and PGCE from King's College London and a Management degree from the Open University. He has worked as an Air Force Officer, Researcher in Physics, Science Teacher and now works as a SEN Specialist in London.
He advises the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM), and London Mayor's Office on community and faith issu Dr Abdul Bari is a Former President of the Islamic Forum Europe (IFE) and currently the Deputy Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) and Chairman of the East London Mosque. He writes extensively on youth and community issues and is author of Many Books including



Dr Azzam Tamimi is the director of the Institute of Islamic Political Thought (IIPT), London. He has been visiting professor at Kyoto University (2004) and Nagoya University (2006). He writes and lectures on issues related to Islamic political thought and Middle Eastern politics.
He is a regular commentator on the Arabic satellite channel al-Jazeera and makes frequent appearances on a number of other channels, both English and Arabic. He is an outspoken voice against corruption, injustice and the occupation of Palestine. With a strong grounding in Shari'ah and modern-day academia,



Fazlur Rahman Malak, was known as Fazlur Rahman, because he did not use his family name “Malak” was born on September 21, 1919 in Hazara district, in the North West Frontier Province of what is now Pakistan. He was the son of a learned `Alim, Mawlana Shihab al-Din, who had studied at one of the most prestigious madrasa of the Indian subcontinent, Dar al-Ulum Deoband and who was an accomplished scholar in the traditional Islamic subjects fiqh (law), `ilm al-kalam (dialectical theology), hadith (prophetic traditions), tafsir (Qur’an exigesis), mantiq (logic) and falsafa (philosophy). Fazlur Rahman graduated with distinction in Arabic from Punjab University, Lahore and then went to Oxford, where he wrote a dissertation on Ibn Sina’s Kitab al-Najat. He joined Durham University in 1950 and taught Persian and Islamic philosophy (1950-58) before moving to Canada where he taught Islamic Studies at McGill University, Montreal (1958-1961).
Finally became Harold H. Swift Distinguished Service Professor of Islamic Thought at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Included among his many books are Avicenna's Psychology , Islam, Major Themes of the Qu'ran , and Islam and Modernity .
Professor Muhsin Mahdi, recipient of AUC’s honorary doctorate, is universally acclaimed as the doyen of medieval Arabic and Islamic philosophy. He was born in Kerbala, Iraq and earned his BA from the American University in Beirut and his MA and PhD from the University of Chicago.
He held professorships at prominent universities among which are Harvard University. Mahdi served on the editorial board of several prestigious journals as well as a member in various associations.



Dr. Asadullah Yate studied at the University of Cambridge and received his doctorate (PHd) in 1987. He has studied with teacher Shaykh Abdal Qadir al-Murabit as-Sufi and has translated, on his behalf, books such as The Secret Garden of Shaykh Mahmud Shabistari, and is presently engaged in a translation from Arabic of the Kitab al-Mufeed of Shaykh asch-Shinqeeti and Necip Fazil's Ulu Hakan from Turkish.
One of his recent books is Ibn Rushd - Mujtahid of Europa.



Wael Hallaq is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University and has previously taught at McGill University, where he was named a James McGill Professor in Islamic Studies. Hallaq's research spans several fields, including law, legal theory, philosophy, political theory, and logic, and his publications include Shari'a: Theory, Practice, Transformations; An Introduction to Islamic Law; and Authority, Continuity, and Change in Islamic Law.
His works have been translated into several languages, including Arabic, Indonesian, Hebrew, Japanese, Persian, Turkish, and Russian.



Professor Tariq RAMADAN holds MA in Philosophy and French literature and PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Geneva. In Cairo, Egypt he received one-on-one intensive training in classic Islamic scholarship from Al-Azhar University scholars. Dr Tariq Ramadan taught Islamic Studies and Philosophy as a professor at Freiburg University in Switzerland for many years. He held the post of Professor of Islamic Studies in the Classic Department and Luce Professor of Religion Conflict and Peacebuilding at Kroc Institute in 2004 at University of Notre Dame in the United States. He had to resign that post due to visa revocation by the USA administration.
Dr. Ramadan lectures at academic institutions and civic organizations around the world. He is a member of multiple international organizations and steering committees. He has authored and co-authored over 20 books and over 700 articles.
Through his writings and lectures he has contributed substantially to the debate on the issues of Muslims in the West and Islamic revival in the Muslim world. He is active both at the academic and grassroots levels, lecturing extensively throughout the world on ethics of citizenship, social justice, and dialogue between civilizations.
Ramadan, is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, founder, in 1928, of the Ikhwan-e-Muslimeen "Muslim Brotherhood", an Islamic revival movement that spread from Egypt throughout the Arab world, criticizing Western decadence and advocating a return to Muslim values. Yet Ramadan says, "I'm a European who has grown up here. I don't deny my Muslim roots, but I don't vilify Europe either His Other Books include: To Be a European Muslim By Tariq Ramadan and Islam, the West and the Challenges of Modernity -Tariq Ramadan The Messenger emphasises the active role of women in early Islamic society, and insists that modesty should never be confused with "disappearing from the social, political, economic or even military sphere". Asked why it is that Muslim majority cultures have moved so far away from such teachings, Ramadan offers a feminist response: "Islam has no problem with women, but Muslims have. Men have problems with women. The point is really essential.
Tariq Ramadan traces the Prophet's life not so much through the biographical facts (the book is rather confusing on these, with a host of bit players coming and going) but by quarrying events to see how they illuminate the Prophet and his teachings. , Is a careful endeavour, drawn with thoroughness from the hadith (or contemporary memories recorded by the Prophet's Companions) and the Qur'an itself. There are flashes of intimacy. The Prophet's Wife Ayesha mentions the way he used to mend his own clothes; on the road to yet another battle, he sees a litter of newborn puppies and stops to see that they are safely removed from the path of his army. When his only son dies, his Companions reprove him for not following his own teachings that proscribed excessive grief.



Prof. Ziauddin Ahmad , born in 1930, received his advanced education in economics at Harvard's University, USA, from where he did his Ph.D in 1963. During his distinguished service career, he held the position of Deputy Governor, State Bank of Pakistan from 1978 to 1983 and Director General, International Institute of Islamic Economics, Islamabad from 1983 to 1988.
He was a member of the Council of Islamic Ideology in Pakistan for several years. He has been a consultant to United Nations agencies and The International Monetary Fund. He has written many papers on different aspects of Islamic economics and is co-editor of Money and Banking in Islam and Fiscal Policy and Resource Allocation in Islam.



Dr. Zakir Naik is a medical doctor by professional training, he is renowed as a dynamic international orator on Islam and Comparative Religion. Dr. Zakir Naik clarifies Islamic viewpoints and clears misconceptions about Islam, using the Qur'an, authentic Hadith and other religious Scriptures as a basis, in conjunction with reason, logic and scientific facts.



Isma'il Raji al-Faruqi (1921 – 1986) was a Palestinian-American philosopher who was recognized by his peers as an authority on Islam and comparative religion. He spent several years at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, then taught at several universities in North America, including McGill University in Montreal. He was Professor of Religion at Temple University, where he founded and chaired the Islamic Studies program.
Dr. al-Faruqi and his wife, Lois Lamya al-Faruqi, were stabbed to death in their home in Wyncote, Pennsylvania on May 27, 1986.



Imran Nyazee is Assistant Professor at the International University, Islamabad. He is currently in charge of training and publications at the Shari’ah Academy, a unit of the International Islamic University.
He is also the translator of Many works including the well known book.



Prof. Dr. Manzoor Ahmad is a well known philosopher and a distinguished intellectual of Pakistan. He has served in important capacities at the academic institutions of Pakistan. The former Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi & the founder V. Chancellor, Hamdard University is presently the Chairman, Executive Board, Usman Institute of Technology, Karachi.
Dr. Manzoor Ahmad has contributed innumerable articles in journals of international repute and has written a number of books. He has traveled widely and has given courses at Columbia University, Temple University and University of the South.



Aziz EL Kobaiti Idrissi, Ph.D. Professor of Arabic Language and Sufi Literature at the Moroccan Ministry of National Education, he is the author of four books about Islamic Sufism in the West and Sufi Literature. He has participated in many international conferences in Morocco, the United States, Egypt, Spain, South Africa, Germany, and Macedonia. He is also the organizer of many sufi gatherings and conferences inside and outside Morocco.



Abd-al-Jabbar Danner born Victor Danner was born in Mexico in 1926. As a young man he served in WWII. After the war he attended Georgetown University where he received his B.A. magna cum laude in 1957. Later that year he travelled to Morocco to become an instructor and then Director of the American Language School in Rabat. In 1964 he returned to the United States to pursue graduate studies at Harvard University where he received his Ph.D. in 1970.
He came to Indiana University in 1967 and had a joint appointment in both the Religious Studies Department and in the Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Department (formerly known as Near Eastern Languages and Literatures), and served as chairman of the latter from 1980-1985. He taught courses in Arabic language, classical Arabic literature, newspaper Arabic (believe it or not!), Sufism, World Religions, and comparative mysticism. His classes on religion were always full, and he was probably one of the few professors in his discipline who could fill up a classroom or auditorium with students.
He is the author of many articles mostly on Islamic mysticism and three books the most recent of which is The Islamic Tradition: An Introduction published in 1988.



Abu Abdur-Rahman Muhammad Shabbir Usmani was born in the district of Faisal Abad, in Pakistan. At a very early age he began to learn the holy Qur'aan and at the age of fourteen he had memorised the whole Qur'aan.
He came to England in 1997 to take up the position of Imam and simultaneously he pursued his quest for further education. To that end, he completed his doctorate through working on Sahih Al-Bukhaari, in 1999. Since then he has translated and written a number of books. Now, he is working on Sheikh Al-Albaani's two major books: Silsilah Ahaadith as-Sahihah and Irwa al-Ghaleel. This work will be soon available in the bookshops. In Shaa Allah.

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