Philosophers of the Arabs
Alsheikh Mahmoud Shaltout (1893 – 1963), one of the enlightened Sheikhs of Al-Azhar, issued on 1961 the law of Al-Azhar reform and the foundation of its first modern colleges, founded the convention of the unification of the Islamic sects, and the basis for the foundation of the convention of the Islamic research.
Alsheikh Mahmoud Shaltout was born near Etay Albaroud, a small town in
Al-behera governorate to the north of
1937 Alsheikh Mahmoud Shaltout was chosen as a member in the Egyptian
delegation for '
He authored many books but his rational approach to contemporary Islamic live can be clearly sensed from his book "Islam is a believe and a Shary'a" and from his books of Islamic replies or opinions (Fatwa). In theses books he gave rational and influential religious opinions about a host of critical and controversial matters expressing a positive attitude toward contemporary advancement in life.
· Islam is a believe and a Shary'a
· Fiqh (Islamic knowledge) of Qur'an and Sunna (sayings and acts of the prophet)
· A comparison between Sects
· Qur'an and fighting
· They ask you "a collection of Fatawa (opinions)"