About the Author
Shaykh Muhammad Salih Al-Munajjid is a prominent Islamic jurist, writer and lecturer. Born in Syria in 1960, he has spent nearly all of his life in Saudi Arabia, where he is currently the imam at the 'Umar ibn ‘Abd al-'Azeez mosque in al-Khobar.
Shaykh al-Munajjid has written many books on topics of fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) and 'aqeedah (the Islamic belief system). He is also the founder and supervisor of a popular website, Islam Question & Answer (www.islam-qa.com), to which anyone, Muslims and non-Muslims, can submit questions and find answers to hundreds of issues to do with Islam. Shaykh al-Munajjid also appears regularly on Arabic satellite channels and Islamic radio programs to answer questions from viewers and discuss pertinent issues of the day. Islamic information is available on his website in 12 different languages, and many, if not most, of his printed books have also been translated into numerous languages.