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Islam in Victorian Britain : The Life and Times of Abdullah Quilliam - Reprint by Ron Geaves (Paperback)
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This is the first full biography of Abdullah Quilliam (1856–1932), the most significant Muslim personality in nineteenth-century Britain. Uniquely ennobled as the Sheikh of Islam of the British Isles by the Ottoman caliph Sultan Abdul Hamid II in 1893, Quilliam was a charismatic preacher, lawyer, writer, and community leader.
Ron Geaves was formerly Professor of the Comparative Study of Religion at Liverpool Hope University and has contributed substantially to the study of British Islam, religion in South Asia, and fieldwork in religious studies.