Sheikh Bilal Philips

Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips was born in Jamaica, but grew up in Canada, where he accepted Islam in 1972. He completed a diploma in Arabic, and a B.A. from the College of Islamic Disciplines (Usool Ad-Deen) at the Islamic Univeristy of Madeenah in 1979. At the University of Riyadh, College of Education, he completed a M.A. in Islamic Theology in 1985, and in the department of Islamic Studies at the University of Wales, he completed a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology in 1994. Since 1994 he has founded and directed the Islamic Information Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (which is now known as Discover Islam) and the Foreign Literature Department of Dar Al Fatah Islamic Press in Sharjah, UAE. Presently, he is a lecturer of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the American University in Dubai and Ajman University in Ajman, UAE. e-mail: bilal17@bilalphilips.com

The Devil's Deception

Dr. Bilal Philips' explosive edited translation of Ibn al-Jawzee's classical work 'Talbees Iblees', which offers the Ibn Jawzee's views on the Shi'a school of thought in Islam, as well as various other groups such as the Khawaarij (Khaarijites) and the Baatineeyah. An authoritative book containing a wealth of information on the beginnings of some of the sects of Islam, in light of the Quran and Sunnah.

Authored By Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Usool at-Tafsir

An Excellent Gift to Students of Islamic Sciences Literally translated 'The Fundamental Principles of Qur'aanic Interpretation,' this book refers to the branches of knowledge which are necessary to provide an accurate interpretation of the Qur'anic texts, such as Arabic grammar and syntax, Arabic literature and Qur'anic sciences ('uloom al-Qur'aan). Addressed topics include the Tafseer of the Qur'an, books of tafseer, translations of the Qur'an, Wahy ('divine revelation'), reasons for revelation, the differences between Makkan and Madinan revelations, Naskh, the Muhkam and Mutashaabih, and more.

Authored Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

A Commentary on Surah Al-Buruj

This is a summary around the compilation of the Quran. The Qur'an Consists of many lessons and parables for people to obtain lessons and draw strength from. Surah Buruj contains one of the most beautiful stories of steadfastness and patience in the face of adversity; a universal lesson applicable to all. A step by step analysis of each verse drawing upon different sources . The author brings out the great relevance of the Quran to our lives and to occurrences/events in the modern world.

 

Authored Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

The Evolution of Fiqh (Islamic Law & The madh-abs)

By Dr Abu ameenah Bilal Philips. The origin of Islamic law and its evolution and the four schools of law (math-habs) are discussed in this work along with the reasons for differences among them. This is probably Bilal Philips best-selling work on the various schools of thought in Islam, including detailed facts, insight, and commentary on the four major madhabs as well as other, less-known madhabs in Islam. Includes mini-biographies on various eminent Islamic scholars the Evolution of Fiqh (Islamic Law & the Madh-habs), the author very clearly presents a brief overview of the historical development of Islamic law and its schools (the Madh-Nabs). The book identifies the main reason for the appearance of the Madh-habs and the factors leading to differences among them. For those to whom the Madh-habs have been a mystery, this aspect of the book will he extremely enlightening. Although the author sheds light on both the positive and negative roles of the Madh-habs in the past, the main message of the book is call to the understanding the differences (with an aim to remove them where possible)

Authored Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips

Funeral Rites In Islam

The purpose of this book is to provide English speaking Muslims a concise and authentic compilation of the instructions regarding funeral rites in Islam.

 

Authored Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips