Ismail Raji Al Faruqi
The Palestinian scholar, educated at the American university of Beirut, Harvard and Al-Azhar.
Faruqi taught at the Central Institute of Islamic Research in Karachi, the university of Chicago and was a visiting professor at more than twenty universities in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Faruqi was the founder of many organisations including the North American Islamic Trust, American Islamic College in Chicago and International Institute for Islamic Thought in Virginia.
Faruqi authored over twenty-five books.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin