with Mustansir Mir
Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan; lives in Boardman.
Occupation: Professor of Islamic Studies, Youngstown State University; writer.
Family: Wife, Talat Naheed; a daughter, Raafia Mir; two sons, Daniyal and Khaldun Mir.
Education: Government College, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan; University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Books written: "Coherence in the Quran," "Dictionary of Quranic Terms and Concepts," "Verbal Idioms of the Quran," "Literary Heritage of Classical Islam," "Tulip in the Desert: A Selection of Poetry of Muhammad Iqbal."