Professor Dr Ali Akbar Rashad founded the Islamic Research Institute for Culture and Thought and has been its president since its establishment in 1994. Professor Dr Ali Akbar Rashad is a philosopher and a scholar in the field of Philosophy of Religion and Islamic studies. Dr Ali has written over 35 books and 69 articles in addition to translated works and ongoing research activities. He is also active in international scholarly activities and conferences especially in the field of interfaith dialogues.
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