Muhammad Abdel Haleem
Muhammad Abdel Haleem

Muhammad Abdel Haleem is a much loved Prof of Islamic Studies at SOAS and editor of the Journal of Qur’anic Studies. He was appointed an OBE in 2008 in recognition of his services to Arabic and inter-faith understanding. Born in Egypt, Abdel Haleem memorised the Qur’an (this was a prerequisite for entry to Al-Azhar university) before starting his further education. He has many publications including a widely acclaimed translation of the Qur’an.

Source of Influence: Scholarly

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