Feisal Abdul Rauf Quotes

The thing about the Islamic situation is we don't have a church. We don't have an ordained priesthood, which makes it a little complicated. But we do have a tradition of scholarship, and rules of scholarship. It's very much like any field of knowledge.

 
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Feisal Abdul Rauf
Feisal Abdul Rauf
  • Born:
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Imam, Author, Landlord

Feisal Abdul Rauf is an Egyptian American Sufi imam, author, and activist whose stated goal is to improve relations between the Muslim world and the West. From 1983 to 2009, he served as Imam of Masjid al-Farah, a mosque in New York City. He has written three books on Islam and its place in contemporary Western society, including What's Right with Islam Is What's Right with America, and founded two non-profit organizations whose stated missions are to enhance the discourse on Islam in society.