Shihabuddin Nadvi

Mohammed Shihabuddin Nadvi (1931–2002) was an Islamic scholastic philosopher, religious reformer and writer from India. He was born in the Indian city of Bangalore on 12 November 1931. He wrote more than 100 books on the Qur'an, Hadith and modern science. He founded a research academy named the Furqania Academy in Bangalore in 1970 as a center for research on Qur'anic sciences. Some scholars regard him as Mujaddid; a religious revivalist.[1] He died on 18 April 2002.[2]

Shihabuddin Nadvi
Mohammed Shihabuddin Nadvi

(1931-11-12)12 November 1931
Died18 April 2002(2002-04-18) (aged 70)
Resting placeBangalore
OccupationWriter, scholar
Known forIslamic philosophy
TitleSheikh Shihab Nadvi

Major worksEdit

His books include:

  • Evolution or Creation?
  • The Holy Qur'an and Biology
  • The Holy Qur'an Natural World
  • Cloning Testifies Resurrection
  • Qur'anic Code of Argumentation
  • Qur'anic Concept of Knowledge
  • Death of the Sun and the Doomsday
  • Qur'an, Science and the Muslims
  • Moon Sighting and Astronomical Calculations
  • Rise and Fall of Muslims in Science
  • Need to Institutionalize Zakat


  1. ^ Mujaddid-e- Millat Hazrat Allama Mohammed Shihabuddin Nadvi - Nuqoosh wa Taassurat, Compiled by Jameelur Rahman Nadvi, ISBN 81-88497-17-7
  2. ^ "Renowned Islamic Scholar Sheikh Shihabuddin Nadvi Passes Away". The Mili Gate. Retrieved 24 February 2009.

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