Sheikh Al Sabouni named Islamic Personality of the Year

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ubai – Ramadan 17, 1428/ September 29, 2007 – Renowned Islamic scholar from Syria Sheikh Mohammed Ali Al Sabouni has been named Islamic Personality of the Year by the Dubai International Holy Quran Award (DIHQA) Organizing Committee. Addressing a Press conference here yesterday, Ibrahim Bu Melha, chairman of the Organizing Committee of DIHQA, said the selection of Sheikh Al Sabouni is victory of the scientific inimitability of the Holy Quran. “The scholar has done remarkable work in interpretation of the Holy Quran and has completed a number of research studies on the subject. Sheikh Al Sabouni is the one of the contemporary scholars who interpreted Quran. He has 40 publications in Quran Tafseer (interpretation),” he pointed out…. In the early sixties he joined the Umm Al-Qura University in Makkah where he taught for 28 years. Besides being a professor of Shariah and Islamic Studies, he has also served as scientific researcher in the Centre of Scientific Research and Revival of Islamic Heritage. The university assigned to him the task of verifying ancient manuscripts before they were published. He worked for years investigating the Tafseer of Abu Jaafar Al-Nahas who died in 338 AH. The manuscript was the only existing copy and was published in six volumes by the university. The scholar has got many published works and books in Qur’anic studies, Shariah and other Islamic sciences.


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