Islam Author:Alfred Guillaume Alfred Guillaume is the Head of the Department of the Near and Middle East in the School of Oriental and African Studies, and Professor of Araic, in the University of Oxford. — In the first world war he served in France and then in the Arab Bureau in Cairo. He was ordained when he returned to England. He is known in the Muhammadan world as the e... more »ditor of THE Legacy Of Islam which has been translated into several languages, and as the editor and translator of one of the most important Arabic works on philosophical theology.
During the second world war the British Council inveted him to accept visisting professorship at the American Umiversity of Beirut where he greatly enlarged his circl of Muslim friends.
The Arab Academy of Damascus and the Royal Academy of Baghdad hounoured him by electing him to thier number, and the University of Stambul chose him as their first foreign lecturer on Christian and Islamic theology.« less