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 and is currently completing a third in Applied Christian Theology. In September he will start his PhD on the contingency argument for God’s existence. Upon completion of this, Hijab would have studied and completed degrees in four UK universities.
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.