Fazlur Rahman Faridi

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Dr. Fazlur Rahman Faridi
Born (1932-04-04) 4 April 1932 (age 91)
Died25 July 2011
Alma materAllahabad University
Aligarh Muslim University

Fazlur Rahman Faridi (2 April 1932, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India – 25 July 2011, Aligarh, India) was an Islamic studies scholar, economist and a writer on Islam and contemporary Issues.[1][2][3] He was the director of research and studies of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind.[4][5][6]


Faridi completed his schooling in Jaunpur. He then went on to pursue his graduation and post graduation from Allahabad University and received a PhD in Economics from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU).[5][7] He studied Arabic and Islamiat at Thanvi Darsgah, Rampur. He retired as a Professor in Economics after serving at AMU and King Abdul Aziz University.[8][9]

He was the editor of Urdu monthly Zindagi-e-Nau and English magazine Radiance Viewsweekly and served as a board member of various Trusts. He was a member of Central Advisory Council of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind besides being a member of Zonal Advisory Council of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Uttar Pradesh.[7][4][5][6]

He has about two dozen books, in English and Urdu, to his credit.[10]

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  1. ^ OBAIDULLAH FAHAD (2011). "Tracing Pluralistic Trends in Sīrah Literature: A Study of Some Contemporary Scholars". Islamic Studies. 50 (2): 224. JSTOR 41932590.
  2. ^ ASAD ZAMAN (2009). "Islamic Economics: A Survey of the Literature: II". Islamic Studies. 48 (4): 544. JSTOR 20839183.
  3. ^ Azra Khanam (30 August 2013). Muslim Backward Classes: A Sociological Perspective. SAGE. ISBN 9788132118077. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Dr. Fazlur Rahman Faridi". Jamaat-e-Islami Hind. Archived from the original on 29 June 2009. Retrieved 18 October 2009.
  5. ^ a b c "Renowned Islamic scholar Dr Fazlur Rahman Faridi passes away". The Milli Gazette. 3 August 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  6. ^ a b "Eminent scholar and economist, Dr. Fazlur Rahman Faridi dies". UMMID.com. 25 July 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  7. ^ a b "Dr. Fazlur Rahman Faridi (1932–2011)". Radiance Viewsweekly. 14 September 2011. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2011.
  8. ^ K.S. Jomo (27 July 2016). Islamic Economic Alternatives: Critical Perspectives and New Directions. p. 26. ISBN 9781349122875. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  9. ^ Al-Alwani, Taha J.; Sadeq, A. H. M.; Osman, Fathi; Ellhyeb, Sahh Elpin El2kin; Farhan, Ishaq; Yusuf, Sakhudeen. "American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 69:2": 359. Retrieved 31 March 2020. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  10. ^ "Dr. F.R. Faridi". Radiance Viewsweekly. 29 September 2013. Archived from the original on 23 September 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2021.