Wu Yungui, born in 1939, is a native of Fushun, Liaoning Province. In 1964, he graduated from the department of foreign languages and literature and at the same time worked in the Institute of World Religion of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and was part of one of the earliest groups of researchers to carry out research on religion and Islam. From 1981 to 1983, he studied at public expense in the School of Oriental and African Studies of London University as a visiting scholar and majored in Sharia and history of the Middle East . In the later 1989, he studied at public expense in the World Religion Research Center of Harvard University as a visiting scholar.
Editor: Wang Daohang