“A man of two worlds: West and East, intelligently at ease in both but at peace with neither.”

Archive for the ‘Obituary’ Category

The Ismail Faruqi Award Presentation Ceremony (1)

- Anwar Ibrahim This bi-annual award to IIU scholars who produce outstanding, excellent and exemplary academic work was established in honour of the memory of al-marhum Professor Ismail Raji al-Faruqi who, during his lifetime, had made profound and... Read More

Islam on Its Own Terms: The Contribution of Isma’il al-Faruqi (1)

- Ralph Braibanti, Duke University In his teaching of Islam the late Dr. Isma'il al-Faruqi had little patience with the anthropomorphic approach with which most comparative religion is taught. He believed there must be faith, belief, and commitment... Read More

The Scholar’s Pen Is Mightier Than The Assasin’s Blade (0)

- S Parvez Manzoor The Faruqis are dead, brutally murdered in their home. The brilliant scholar of Islam and his gifted spouse are both gone, snatched by the icy hand of death. The valiant knight and his lady have fallen, slain not in combat but in... Read More