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FARUQI, ISMA’IL RAJI AL

ISMA'IL RAJI AL-FARUQI(1921-1986), Islamic scholar and activist. Born in Jaffa, Palestine, Fqrugi received an education that made him trilingual (Arabic, French, and English) and provided him with multicultural intellectual sources that informed his life and thought. He studied at the mosque school, attended a French Catholic school, College des Freres (St. Joseph) in Palestine, and earned a bachelor's degree at the American University of Beirut (1941). Having become governor of Galilee in 1945, ...more

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