Babikir Faysal Babikir

A writer and progressive reformer from Sudan, Babikir Faysal Babikir has specialized in African and Asian studies and issues related to economics and development in the Muslim world. He frequently contributes to the Sudanese electronic and daily publications and is a regular commentator on Arabic-language television. He has published several books on Sudanese politics, democratization and the problems of Islamic religious education. In 2008 his English-language study Islamic Religious Curricula and Terrorism: A Case Study of the Azherite Religious Schools in Egypt analysed the relationship between current teaching materials on Islam and their relationship with currents of thought leading to radicalization and terrorism.