Umar Sulaiman Al-Ashqar

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Umar Al-Ashqar
عمر الأشقر.jpg
DiedAugust 10, 2012 (aged 72)
NationalityJordanian Jordan
Alma materAl-Azhar University

Umar Sulaiman Al-Ashqar (1940 - August 10, 2012: Arabic: عمر بن سليمان الاشقر) was a Salafi[1][2] Muslim Brotherhood scholar[3] who served as a professor in the Faculty of Islamic Law at the University of Jordan and was also the Dean of the Faculty of Islamic Law at al-Zarqa’ University, also in Jordan. Additionally, he authored a number of books on Islam, including the Islamic Creed Series. He died on August 10, 2012.[4]


  1. ^ Richard Gauvain Salafi Ritual Purity: In the Presence of God Routledge 2013 ISBN 978-0-710-31356-0 page 302
  2. ^ Lange, Christian, editor. Locating Hell in Islamic Traditions. Brill, 2016. JSTOR, p. 129
  3. ^ Ovamir Anjum1 Salafis and Democracy: Doctrine and Context p. 21
  4. ^ Umar Sulaiman Al-Ashqar's obituary (in Arabic)