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 Quran (2015).