Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain :
Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada is an established scholar, teacher, orator, educator and author of numerous works. Due to his training in Islamic intellectual and spiritual traditions, his understanding of contemporary norms and his practical pro?ciency concerning the a?airs of the British Muslim community, he is distinctively quali?ed as a voice of reason and wisdom supplemented with simplicity in expression.
Shaykh Pirzada is gifted with the ability to adjust his academic and intellectual expression to the level of his audience. He conveys complex theological ideas and complicated issues in a comprehensive manner readily accessible to the common person but also bene?cial to the scholar alike. As such, he is a meaningful and accessible public intellectual. His written works are available for audiences of di?erent levels from pupils at schools to more advanced learners and researchers.
He has written dozens of books on educational, religious, and contemporary matters in Arabic, Urdu and English. The magnum opus of his works is the first modern exegesis of the Qur’an to be written in the UK, ‘Qur’an: The Sublime Word’, which comprises of 5 volumes. Currently he is working on a 10 volume commentary to the ‘Sahih
’ of al-Imam al-Bukhari.
Shaykh Pirzada is founder and principal of Jamia Al-Karam in Retford, Nottinghamshire; founder and chairman of Muslim Charity; helping the needy; and president of the United Kingdom Branch of the World Organization for Al-Azhar Graduates. He is recognised as one of the 500 most in?uential Muslims in the world.