About Ahmed Deedat
Ahmed Deedat (1 July 1918 – 8 August 2005) was a South African writer and public speaker of Indian descent.
He was best known as a Muslim missionary, who held numerous inter-religious public debates with evangelical Christians, as well as video lectures on Islam, Christianity, and the Bible.
Ahmed Deedat established the IPCI, an international Islamic missionary organisation, and wrote several widely distributed booklets on Islam and Christianity.
He was awarded the King Faisal International Prize in 1986 for his fifty years of missionary work.
Ahmed Deedat wrote and lectured in English. He embraced Sunni Islam with creed and was a proponent of Ash'ari theology and denomination and a proponent of Al-Shafi'i school of thought.
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