King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) recognizes excellence in 5 categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language & Literature, Medicine, and Science, since 1979

Professor Ridwan Al-Sayyid

Winner of the  
KFIP Prize for  
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Topic: Muslim Political Thought Up To The 9th Century H./15th Century G.


Nationality: Lebanon

Professor-Ridwan-Al-SayyidThe King Faisal International Prize for Islamic Studies for this year 2017
has been awarded to:
Professor Ridwan Al-Sayyid
Professor, University of Lebanon
In recognition of his overall specialized publications that enriched the Arabic Library as well as his distinguished contribution to the Prize’s topic namely:

- The contributions in his researches and studies of broad and through knowledge of the Arabic Islamic jurisprudential and political heritage with full acquaintance with modern research methodology.

- Characterization of his academic research by precise scientific methodology.

- Successful integration of original Islamic political thought and current Arabic Islamic reality.

- Multiplicity of his studies on Muslim political thought, including issues of governance, authority, state, society and nation as related to historic Islamic reality.

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