15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Most Influential Islamic Scholars. Being an Islamic scholar requires accurate and in-depth knowledge of religion. Because they make faith alive in the heart of every Muslim with their understanding of Islam, they should be an excellent example for people to follow.

Different scholars have different specializations in the field of Islam. After listening to various podcasts, we have a list of the world’s top intellectual Islamic scholars and speakers.

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Want to know about their specialization and field? Read on to find out about the best speakers and preachers.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Billal Phillips

Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips, the notable founder of Islamic Online University, is a Jamaican Canadian Islamic Scholar. He converted to Islam in 1972. He has translated and commented on various Islamic topics in over 50 published books. He completed his Ph.D. in Islamic Theology in 1994 from the University of Wales. Among his work is the translation of ‘The Devil’s Deception”. In his co-authored work are “Polygamy in Islam,” “Evolution of Fiqh,” “The Ansar Cult,” “The Fundamentals of Tawheed,” “Hajj, and ‘Umrah According to Qur’an and Sunnah.”

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Nouman Ali Khan

Founder of Bayyinah, Ustadh Noman Ali Khan, an American Preacher, connects the Muslims to the Quran. He has taught more than 10,000 students by conducting traveling seminars. He is recognized as one of the young, most influential western scholars, with a million followers. Here are some of the most Inspirational Islamic Quotes & Sayings By Nouman Ali Khan.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Mufti Menk

Ismail ibn Musa Menk, born in Harare, is a renowned Islamic preacher and Mufti of Zimbabwe. He is the Head of the Fatwa Department of Majlisul Ulama Zimbabwe (The Council of Islamic Scholars of Zimbabwe). He is also an Imam at Masjid Al Falaah in Harare. A great inspirational speaker and lecturer around the globe are working solely for the Pleasure of Allah Almighty without any financial reward. We can not find or hear copyrights, charges, royalties, patents, or costs to invite him.

Must Read: 50 Inspirational Mufti Menk Quotes and Sayings with Images

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Khalid Yasin

American preacher Khalid Yasin travels overseas to spread the faith and has called himself a “media bedouin’. He is famous for his speeches on change and restoring peace. In 1994 Khalid Yasin gave a lecture on “The Purpose of Life,” which delivered 43 persons to Islam that night.

Moreover, he has delivered more than 5000 Muslims.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Yusuf Estes

The American keynote speaker, Yusuf Estes, converted to Islam in 1991 from Christianity. He is considered to be the most reliable for the presentation of Islam in simple English language. He wrote, “Priests & Preachers Enter Islam,” which is amazing, making you laugh and cry simultaneously.

Children and adults of all faiths love Yusuf Estes. He delivers the pure message of Islam in simple English, making it fun and easy to understand. His lectures are broadcasted on Guide US TV. He owned over 2,000 websites for Islam.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Tariq Jameel

Pakistani Islamic preacher Molana Tariq Jameel has been named among The 500 Most Influential Muslims in the world. He has delivered thousands of lectures. At rallies, he has preached Islamic speeches on peace, harmony, tolerance, and respect. You can listen to his audio lectures circulated on the Internet. Tariq Jameel is famous for changing the lives of many celebrities by guiding them toward Islam.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Yasmin Mogahed

Yasmin Mogahed is a psychologist and an international speaker.  She is very skilled in creative writing. Presently she is a writer for the Huffington Post. Her work is mainly focused on spiritual and personal development. Yasmin’s popular books are ‘Reclaim Your Heart: Personal Insights on Breaking Free From Life’s Shackles.’ She is honored as the first female instructor of the AlMaghrib Institute.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Dr. Zakir Naik

He is the President of the Islamic Research Foundation, founder of Peace TV, and a very renowned Indian public orator. He has delivered around 4000 lectures around the world. His popular topics of speech are “Islam and Modern Science,” “Islam and Christianity,” and “Islam and secularism.” He has also been awarded the King Faisal International Prize for his outstanding achievements.

Must Read: 15 Inspirational Zakir Naik Quotes And Sayings With Images

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Muhammad Taqi Usmani

Expert in Islamic Jurisprudence (fiqh) and economics, He served as a judge of the Federal Shariat Court of Pakistan. He wrote Hudood Ordinances under General Zia ul-Haq reign. Muhammad Taqi Usmani was given the title of Shaykh al-Islam.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Omar Sulaiman

Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute of Islamic Research, Omer is an American Muslim scholar, civil rights activist, and famous speaker. He is a Resident Scholar at Valley Ranch Islamic Center and Co-Chair of Faith Forward Dallas at Thanks-Giving Square. Omer Sulaiman founded M.U.H.S.E.N. (Muslims Understanding and Helping Special Education Needs), a nonprofit umbrella organization.  His series on the Quran weekly is published, and he has contributions to Hadith of the Day.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Yasir Qadhi

Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi is a Pakistani-American Muslim scholar. He has presented many papers on the Jihad movement. He is a critic of extremist violence.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Suhaib Webb

He is an American Muslim imam who embraced Islam in 1992. He lectures in the United States and Malaysia and records public speeches series on Islam and contemporary Muslim matters.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Tariq Ramadan

Tariq Ramadan is a Swiss Muslim philosopher and writer. He was nominated by Time magazine as one of the seven religious innovators and among one of the 100 most influential people in the world and by Foreign Policy.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Abdullah bin  Hamid Ali

Dr. Abdullah is an assistant professor of Islamic law in California. Sheikh Abdullah holds a Ph.D. in Cultural and Historical Studies in Religion. His research interests include comparative Islamic law and Islam’s role in the modern world.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List

Shabir Ally

He is the Canadian Muslim scholar and president of the Islamic Information & Dawah Centre International in Toronto, where he serves as an Imam. Shabir Ally founded an online show, Let the Quran Speak. His P.H.D. thesis is on the exegesis of the Qur’an.

15 Top Islamic Scholars in the World 2023 List




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