Mohammed Hijab is an author, comparative-religionist and philosopher of religion. He is the co-founder of Sapience Institute and is a researcher and instructor for the organisation. He has a BA in Politics and master’s degree in History. He has also acquired a second master’s in Islamic Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies. Hijab has also completed a third master’s degree in Applied Theology from the University of Oxford where he focussed on the Philosophy of Religion in applied settings. Hijab is now doing his PhD in the Philosophy of Religion on the Contingency Argument for God’s existence.
In addition, Hijab has undergone formal training in Islamic studies, with a focus on the Qur’an, Prophetic traditions, and legal reasoning. Hijab has completed Islamic seminary courses and been given formal permission to relay Islamic knowledge on selected Islamic fields. Hijab is one of the very few Muslim public figures who deal comparatively with political, philosophical and theological issues and as such has amassed a following of many subscribers on YouTube in English and Arabic.