Asghar Ali Engeneer
He passed away a few days ago. He was 74. Asgar Ali was a well known Islamic Scholar who tried his best to interpret Islam to solve the problems that face Muslims who live in today world. He also tried to educate non Muslims and help them accept the basic principles of the religion His writing style was lucid and was free of the mambo jumbo which one often sees in writers who try and interpret religion. His back ground [came from a an illustrious Bohra Muslim family with background of both secular and riligeous education] An engineer by profession, he gave it up and in later years devoted his life to his writing and bringing about communal harmony.
We need more of Asghar Alis.