Article by M. A. Sherif. M.A. Sherif is a biographical researcher who has written about the lives of Qur’an translators Abdullah Yusuf Ali and Marmaduke Pickthall, and the famous English convert Abdullah Philby. Sherif has also recently completed a comparative biography of Abul A’la Maududi and Malek Bennabi.
“Looking through the Ottoman archives in Istanbul, archive enthusiast M. A. Sherif came upon a fascinating document about Britain’s first Imam and Sheikh-ul-Islam, Abdullah Quilliam. This is what it says”