knowing but of doing. In his publications, scholarly colloquia, classroom
teaching, ecumenical dialogues, and other activities, he wrote, spoke, and acted
with the clarity and conviction of one who has a vision and mission. He was
indeed a scholar—activist of Islam.
Ismail Ragi A. al-Faruqi, On Arabism: Urubah and Religion ( Amsterdam:
Djambatan, 1962), pp. 2-3.
Ismail R. al-Faruqi, Islam and Culture ( Kuala Lumpur:
ABIM, 1980), p. 7.
Stanley Brice Frost, "Foreward in Ismail Ragi al-Faruqi," Christian Ethics,
( Montreal: McGill University Press, 1967), p. v.
As quoted in M. Tariq Quraishi, Ismail al-Faruqi: An Enduring Legacy( Plainfield, Ind.:
The Muslim Student Association, 1987), p. 9.
Ismail Raji al-Faruqi, Tawhid: Its Implications for Thought and Life ( Kuala
Lumpur: The International Institute of Islamic Thought, 1982), p. ii
In later life, al-Faruqi translated and edited Ibn Abd al-Wahhab's writings on
tawhid: Sources of Islamic Thought: Three Epistles on Tawhid by Muhammad ibn Abd
al-Wahhab ( Indianapolis: American Trust Publications, 1980); and Sources of Islamic
Thought: Kitab al-Tawhid ( London:
John L. Esposito, Islam and Development: Religion and Sociopolitical Change
( Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1980), Ismail R. al-Faruqi, ed., Essays in
Islamic and Comparative Studies, Islamic Thought and Culture, Trialogue of the
Abrahamic Faiths ( Herndon, Va.: International Institute of Islamic Thought, 1982).
In addition to Christian Ethics, see, for example, " Islam and Christianity:
Diatribe or Dialogue," Journal of Ecumenical Studies, V, 1 ( 1968), 45-77; "Islam and
Christianity: Problems and Perspectives," The Word in the Third World, ed.
James P. Cotter ( Washingtion— Cleveland: Corpus Books, 1968), pp. 159-81
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Book title: The Muslims of America.
Contributors: Yvonne Yazbeck Haddad - Editor.
Publisher: Oxford University Press.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1993.
Page number: 78.
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