Dr. Ali Mohamed Al Sawa

Dr. Ali Mohammed Al Sawa is a Professor in Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence. He graduated from Al-Azhar University in 1978 and worked as a professor at the University of Jordan, Yarmouk University in Jordan, King Saud University in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait University and the University of Sharjah. He also served as the Dean of the Faculty of Sharia in Zarqa Private University in Jordan, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Sharia at the University of Jordan and the Chairman of the Department of Islamic Jurisprudence and its Foundations at the University of Jordan. Dr. Alsawa is also a member of the Islamic Studies Society, a fellow researcher of the International Institute of Islamic Thought and a number of other social associations. He has a number of publications including al fi’l al nafi’ (Useful Action In Jordanian Civil Law), qawa’id al ightifar wa alsulh fi al huquq (Rules of Forgiveness and Conciliation) and zakat al sukuk wa sanadeeq al istithmar (Zakat on Islamic Bonds and Investment Funds), hukm tajnid al atfal wa annisaa’ (Provisions for Recruiting Children and Women), and al ahkam al shar’iya al hamiya li annisa’  wa al atfal (Legal Provisions for the Protection of Women and Children in the Time of War). Dr. Al Sawa’s research exceeded twenty four research works. One of his accomplishments is supervising the facilitation of the Islamic Jurisprudence Project in Dar Manhal Publishing House (in preparation). He also published twenty five volumes targeting young readership among secondary school and university students.