Name : David Musa Pidcock
Period : 1942 - -
Biographical detail : A former Roman Catholic, David Musa Pidcock became a Muslim in 1975. He is a founder member and since its inception the leader of the Islamic Party of Britain.
David Musa Pidcock is also an honorary member of the Economic Research Council and a director of the Institute for Rational Economics. He is a co-founder of the National Association for Victims of Fraud and Banking Malpractice .
David Musa Pidcock has contributed to a number of publications and regularly writes in Common Sense. His book Satanic Voices - Ancient and Modern, published by Mustaqim Islamic Art and Literature (ISBN 1-871012-03-1) is considered to be a definitive reply to Salman Rushdie’s Satanic Verses. He has now completed for publication Dark Knights of the Solar Cross, The confessions of G.B. Smith, a former ‘Grand Baphomet’ of the O.T.O. (Ordo Templi Orientis), rescinding Smith’s highly acclaimed earlier work Knights of the Solar Cross, showing the similarities and origins of witchcraft, freemasonry and the occult New Age movement. Pidcock also co-operated with Martin Short on Inside the Brotherhood (Further Secrets of Freemasons), published by Grafton Books.
David Musa Pidcock is currently editing The Other Road to Serfdom by the late Arthur Swan, a history of the abuse of money covering sixty years of economic and monetary policy. He has also organised the translation from the French into English of Napoleon et l’Islam by Christian Cherfils, published in 1914, which chronicles Napoleon Bonaparte’s conversion to Islam in 1798, leading to the Code Napoleon, the French civil law adaptation of Islamic law.