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


Welcome to Ismail Faruqi Online, the official biographical website of Dr. Isma’il al-Faruqi.

Dr. Isma’il Raji al-Faruqi (January 1, 1921 – May 27, 1986) is a renowned Palestinian-American philosopher who is widely recognized by his peers as an authority on Islam and comparative religion. He spent several years at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, taught at several universities in North America, including McGill University in Montreal. He was Professor of Religion at Temple University, where he founded and chaired the Islamic Studies program.

This site is dedicated to him and we welcome you to bookmark it. It will contain his articles and books that he had written on various subjects, ranging from comparative religion to Islam and Islamics.