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Dr. Taha Al-Alwani Passes Away (Scholars Posts)

Dr. Taha Al-Alwani Passes Away (Scholars Posts)

After a long journey of intellectual and academic contribution; a journey that spanned decades of tireless efforts in writing, research, teaching, authoring and activism, prominent scholar and intellectual, Dr. Taha Jabir Al-Alwani passed away on Friday, March 4, 2016 at the age of 81.

Dr. Al-Alwani participated as a founder and as a member in many prestigious Islamic institutes and counsels: he was a co-founder of the International Institute of Islamic Thought, USA, founder and former chairman of the Fiqh Council of North America, a founding member of the Muslim World League and a member of the International Islamic Fiqh Academy in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

He authored over 30 books on Fiqh Principles (Usul al-Fiqh), Shariah Objectives, Islamization of Knowledge, Muslims’ intellectual crisis and more.

May Allah shower his soul with mercy and reward him abundantly.

Below are some of scholars’ condolences on the loss of Dr. Al-Alwani.

Allah. Just got news of the passing of a giant scholar from this world, Dr. Taha Jabir al-Alwani. I'll share more when…

Posted by Jamaal Diwan on Friday, March 4, 2016


Today I mourn the loss of my teacher, Dr. Tahā who passed away today. When I was a student, I was so poor that I could…

Posted by Suhaib Webb on Friday, March 4, 2016


The Muslim Ummah just lost one of its great scholars and treasures of knowledge, my Sheikh and Ustadh Prof. Taha Jabir…

Posted by Jasser Auda on Friday, March 4, 2016


To Allah we belong and to Him we return. Today a beautiful soul returned Home. Dr. Taha Jabir al- Alwani, a great…

Posted by Muslema Purmul on Friday, March 4, 2016


A very prominent Muslim scholar in the US, Dr. Taha Jabir Alalwani, father of Dr. Zainab Alwani has passed today. Even…

Posted by Imam Tahir Anwar on Friday, March 4, 2016


Within the span of twenty four hours, the Muslim Ummah lost two great thinkers and scholars of Islam, both of whom wrote…

Posted by Yasir Qadhi on Saturday, March 5, 2016



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