Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Title: Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Short Discription: "Articulate" and "outspoken" are some of the words that describe Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. His quest for the truth led him from his birthplace of Jamaica to Toronto, where he grew up and accepted Islam in 1972. He is renowned as an Islamic student of knowledge, lecturer, author, and critical thinker.He obtained a B.A. from the College of Usul ad-Din (Islamic principles) at the Islamic University of Medina in 1979. He later obtained an M.A. in theology from King So'oud University in 1985. Finally, he obtained a PhD from the University of Wales in Islamic theology in 1994.Bilal Philips has taught Islam and Arabic in private schools, lectured M.Ed. students in the Islamic studies departments of several universities, and founded Islamic information centres while travelling around the world to teach Islam to diverse audiences.He enjoys playing squash at least three times a week with his wife and sons as a way to stay fit and stress-free. He teaches his children martial arts and has a black belt in Karate.He founded Islamic Online University which has over 6600 students. He has written over 100 books, of which "The Fundamentals of Tawheed" which is his personal favourite. He lives in Doha, Qatar, with his family where he teaches at the Islamic Studies Academy.
Addition Date: 2006-03-15
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