MUFTI OF THE ARAB REPUBLIC OF EGYPT, DAR AL-MISRIYYAH
Name : Ali Gomaa Muhammad Abd Al-Wahhab
Cairo-Darrasat-Hadiqat al-Azhar-P.O Box 11675
Phone : +20 2 5887013, Fax : +20 2 5899652
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Place of birth Bani Suwayl,Egypt
Date of birth Monday, (3 March 1952 C.E)
Marital status Married,three daughters who are married and have children
-Doctorate in Islamic Jurisprudence from the College of Islamic and Canon Law, University of Azhar with top honors,1988
-Masters in Islamic Jurisprudence from the College of Islamic And Canon Law,University of Azhar,with distinguished marks,1985.
-Bachelors from the College of Islamic and Arabic Studies,University of Azhar,1979.
-High school diploma in trade,from ‘Ayn Shams University,1973.
-Mufti for the Arab Republic of Egypt, 2003 to present
-Member oh the Council for Islamic Research,a subsidiary of University of Azhar 2001 to present.
-Professor of Jurisprudence,Men’s College of Islamic and Arabic Studies,Cairo part of the University of Azhar.
-Member of the Fiqh Council,a subsidiary of the World Islamic Conference,Jeddah, 2005 to present.
-General Advisor for the University of Azhar,2000 to present.
-Member of the Islamic Fiqh Center,India,1992 to present.
-Member of The University of Azhar’s Fatwa Council, 1995-1997
Obtained the highest chains of transmission to the various Islamic disciplines and authorizations from the top Islamic scholars in law, narration, jurisprudence and Arabic.
The most important activities include:-
-Participated as an expert advisor for the Council of Arabic Language in Preparing their Encyclopedia of Jurisprudence Terms. He still serves as an expert advisor.
-Participated in curriculum development at the College of Islamic Law in the Sultane of Oman until the college opened, and then participated in its opening as a founding member.
-Participated in establishing the program at the School of Islamic and Social Sciences (siss) in Washington, DC.
-Delivered al-Dirs al-Hasni in the presence of his Majesty the King of Morocco in 1994, and each year is invited back.
-Appointed as a participating advisor at Harvard University, Egypt, in the Department of Eastern Studies.
-Appointed as a participating advisor for the Middle East at Oxford University for Islamic and Arabic Studies.
-Represented the International Islamic University in Malaysia and participated in their cultural lecture seriest and participated on their promotion board to assess their assistant professors and instructors.
-Selected to deliver the Friday sermon and teach Shafi’i fiqh at Sultan Hasan Mosque, 1998 to present.
-Teaches at Azhar Mosque’s lesson series each day from after Morning Prayer until close to Noon, reading traditional texts in Islamic and Arabic disciplines.
-Participated in examining academic achievement tests for promotions to the rank of professor and visiting assistant professor for numerous universities around the world.
al-Qiyyas ‘ind al-Usuliyyin. al-Risalah, 2006.
al-Bayan li-ma Yushghil al-Adhhan: 100 Fatwa. Dar al-Muqattam, 2005.
al-Jihad fi al-Islam. Nahdat Misr, 2005.
al-Kalim al-Tayyib: Fatawa ‘Asriyyah. Dar al-Salam, 2005.
al-Naskh ‘ind al-Usuliyyin. Nahdat Misr, 2005.
al-Turuq ila al-Turath al-Islami. Nahdat Misr, 2004. Second edition, 2005.
Aliyat al-Ijhtihad. al-Risalah, 2004.