Muslim scholars

This article is a list of modern-era (20th to 21st century) scholars of Islam who are considered to be leading authorities on the teachings and rulings of the religion of Islam.

Geographical categories have been created based on commonalities in culture and language across the Muslim World. Non-scholars (i.e. prominent lecturers, speakers, famous imams, political activists and others) whose scholarly credentials are not clear-cut have been listed at the bottom in a separate category.


Africa

North Africa

(includes Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya)

Greater Levant

(includes Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Egypt)

The Arabian Peninsula

(includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Kuwait, Gulf States)

Western Europe

Eastern Europe

(includes Turkey, Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo)

Great Britain

East, Southeast, and Central Asia

(includes China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Central Asia)

North America

Caribbean

  • Maulana Fazlur Rahman al-Ansari (1914-1974) - Islamic theologian and philosopher who established the Aleemiyah Institute of Islamic Studies.
  • Imran Nazar Hosein (1942-) - Leading International Islamic philosopher, specialising in world politics, economy, eschatology, modern socio-economic/political issues and expert on international affairs, author of best-seller Jerusalem in the Qur'an[1]

South Asia

Pakistan

India

Bangladesh

See also

References

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