Sheikh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi is one of the most important Islamic scholars in the Western world today. He has a doctorate in Arabic Language and has authored and translated over 30 titles on Arabic, Jurisprudence, Qur’an and Hadith. He travels extensively and his courses and lectures have a worldwide following. His biographical dictionary of women scholars in Islamic history (over 40 volumes) is now being published by al-Rabitah al-Muhammadiyyah li al-ulama in Rabat. A revised edition of the English translation of the introductory volume ‘al-Muhaddithat’ was published in 2013. He is the subject of the best selling book ‘If the oceans were ink: an unlikely friendship and a journey to the heart of the Qur’an’ (2015).
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