List of modern-day Muslim scholars of Islam

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"Muslim scholars" and "Islamic scholars" redirect here. For other scholars of Islam, see Scholars of Islam.

This article is a list of modern-era (20th to 21st century) scholars of Islam who are considered to be leading authorities on the teachings and rulings of the Islam religion.

Geographical categories have been created based on commonalities in culture and language across the Muslim World. Non-scholars (i.e. prominent lecturers, speakers, famous imams, political activists and others) whose scholarly credentials are not clear-cut have been listed at the bottom in a separate category.

Africa & Western Asia[edit]

(includes Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Mauritania, South Africa Syria, Jordan, Palestine)

The Arabian Peninsula[edit]

(includes Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Kuwait, Arab States of Persian Gulf)



East Asia & Indochina[edit]

(includes China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Australia, New Zealand, Central Asia)

Eastern & Central Europe[edit]

(includes Turkey, Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo)

Western Europe[edit]

Great Britain[edit]

North America[edit]

See also[edit]