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Ammar Khatib

Contributor | Imam Ammar Khatib is a scholar of the Qur'anic sciences and specialist in Arabic linguistics. He has written many treatises on matters related to qira’at and the Qur'anic text, and has collaborated closely with Dr. Ghanim Qaduri al-Hamad, one of the foremost specialists in Qur'anic studies in the Muslim world. He is a volunteer Imam in Winnipeg and consultant for the Manitoba Islamic Association Fiqh Committee.

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Dr. Nazir Khan

Director of Research Strategy | Dr. Nazir Khan MD FRCPC ​is the President of Yaqeen Canada and the Director of Research Strategy at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. He is a Neuroradiologist and Assistant Professor at McMaster University. He has also served as an Imam for many years and has memorized the Qur’an and received traditional certification (​ijāzah​) in the study of the Qur’an, Ḥadith and Islamic theology (ʿ​aqīdah​) from various scholars across North America. He has taught Qur’anic studies classes, workshops, and seminars and is a consultant for the Manitoba Islamic Association Fiqh Committee. Dr. Khan completed his residency at the University of Manitoba and fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the University of Calgary. His expertise in both medical sciences and Islamic theology uniquely positions him to address challenging contemporary questions regarding faith, reason, and science.