Dr. Zakaria Seddiki graduated from the Faculty of Sharia, Al-Azhar University, and holds a PhD on the topic of martyrdom in Islam from the Sorbonne University in France. He is the founder and director of the Institut Musulman d'Enseignement à Distance (Muslim Institute of Distance Education), the chairman of Audit, Conformité Ethique Et Recherche En Finance Islamique (Audit, Compliance and Research in Islamic Finance) and serves as adviser to some institutions. Some of Dr. Siddiki’s works include the following. He supervised the editing of the translation into French of the Holy Qur'an, and Exegesis of the Holy Book by Ibn Kathir. He reviewed and explained Nour Al Uyoun Fi Sirat Al Ameen Al Mamoun (A biography of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)) by Ibn Sayyid al-Nas. His publications also include Qur'an and the Theory of Evolution in French (Proceedings of the Conference of New Leuven University, Belgium) and The Views of Islamic Schools of Jurisprudence on the Provisions on Animal Slaughtering, in French, (Journal of the European Institute of Human Sciences). He also participated in many international conferences and seminars in Algeria, France, Belgium, Britain, Sweden, Canada, Egypt, Senegal and South Africa. He is interested in issues of Islamic thought in general, and the renewal and revival of the jurisprudence of behavior through modern innovations, in particular.