Ismail al-Faruqi

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Birthday
1, 1921
Birthplace
Palestine
Death Date
May 27, 1986 (65)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
1, 1921
Birthplace
Palestine
Death Date
May 27, 1986 (65)

About

A Palestinian American philosopher who was revered for his expertise in comparative religion and Islam.

Before Fame

He was a Professor of Religion at Temple University.

Trivia

He and his wife Lois Lamya al-Faruqi were brutally stabbed to death in their home.

Family Life

His father was an Islamic judge.

Associated With

He and Anwar Ibrahi co-founded the Institute for Islamic Thought.