Farhad bin Musafir is an Austrian theologian and author. Since the mid-nineties, he has been studying Islamic theology, spending several years in the Arab world for that purpose. He enrolled in various faculties in Cairo as well as in Damascus.
During his studies, he memorized the Quran and other Arabic foundational texts, as well as Arabic poems. He published numerous writings in German and Arabic on different disciplines of Islamic theology.
His areas of study are:
- the foundations of Islam
- the analysis and comparative study of various religious movements
- theoretical and applied ḥadīth studies
- the fundamentals of narration
- comparative religion studies