Egyptian Muslim Thinker Imara Dies At 89

Muhammad Imara, a prominent Egyptian thinker, died at the age of 89.

His son Khaled Imara said funeral prayer for the deceased was held at Cairo’s al-Hamd Mosque after noon prayers on Saturday.

He said his father laid to rest at his home village of Sarwa in Kafr El-Shaikh Governorate, al-Bawaba news website reported.

Born in December 1931, Muhammad Imara was an Islamic thinker, an author and editor, as well as a member of al-Azhar’s Academy of Islamic research in Cairo.

He was also a memorizer of the Quran, learning the Holy Book by heart at a Quran school in his village at an early age.

He wrote many books, nearly 80 titles, including ‘Tayarat al-Fikr al-Islami’, ‘al-Tahrir al-Islamiy lilmar'ah’, and ‘al-Islam wa huquq al-Insan: Darurat la Huquq’.

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