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Abdul Aziz Ben Abdullah BEN BAZ

Abdul Aziz Ben Abdullah BEN BAZ, Chairman of Supreme Council of Ifta'a (Supreme Religious Council); Former Rector of Islamic University, Medina. Order of Merit, awarded by President of Mauritania.

Background

  • BEN BAZ, Abdul Aziz Ben Abdullah was born in 1912 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • Education

    • Was tutored and educated by a distinguished group of Ulemas in Riyadh. Studied Arabic and Islamic science including Qur’anic interpretation, Prophet Mohamad’s Traditions, jurisprudence, Islamic history.

    Career

    • Judge, A1 Kharj 1938-1952. Teacher, Religious Institute, Riyadh 1953. Lecturer, Faculty of Islamic Law (Sharia), Riyadh University 1953-1962.

      Rector of Islamic University, Medina. Member of Supreme Council of Universities, Council of Grand Ulemas, Muslim World League, Mecca. An untiring advocate of Islam, diligent exponent of the truth of Islam, gives regular religious lessons in A1 Jami’ A1 Kabir (The Great Mosque), Riyadh, in The Sacred House Ka’aba, Mecca, during pilgrimage season, and Prophet Mohamad’s Mosque, Medina.

      Chairman of Supreme Council of Ifta'a (Supreme Religious Council). Former Rector of Islamic University, Medina.

    Works

    • Several books dealing with fundamental matters of religion, including: Al Tahqiq Wal Idah Li Kathir min Masa’ilul Haj (Explanation of Various Aspects of Pilgrimage). Naqadal Qawmiyat Ala Sa’a al Islam wal Waqi (Criticism of the Concept of Nationhood in the Light of Islam and Reality).

    Religion

    A true believer should live out the Muslim faith as well as possible.

    Denomination: Sunni muslim

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, writing of Islamic literature.

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