About: Shaykh Ali Gomaa

Shaykh Ali Gomaa is an Egyptian Islamic scholar, jurist, and public figure. He specializes in Islamic Legal Theory. He follows the Shafi`i school of Islamic jurisprudence and the Ash'ari school of tenets of faith. Shaykh Ali Gomaa is a sufi. He served as the eighteenth Grand Mufti of Egypt (2003–2013) through Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah succeeding Ahmed el-Tayeb. He is one of the most internationally-respected Islamic jurists and "a highly promoted champion of moderate Islam."

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