About The Author

Zulfiqar Ali Shah

Director Religious Affairs

Islamic Society of Milwaukee

zulfiqaralis@aol.com

Dr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah earned his B.A. (Hons) and M.A. (Hons) in usul al-din (the fundamentals of the Islamic religion) from the International Islamic University, Pakistan, and his Ph.D. in comparative religions from the University of Wales, UK. He has been a faculty member of several universities, served as an imam in various Muslim communities in America, and served as the national president of a number of Muslim organizations. Currently, Dr. Shah is the executive director of the Fiqh Council of North America and the religious director of the Islamic Society of Milwaukee.