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