Publisher/Manufacturer: Ilmquest (2009)
Product specifications: 12 Audio CD Lecture Set
Item type: Audio CD
Dr. Bilal Philips lays down the foundations of seeking knowledge in Islam. The First step is the establishment of faith, and in particular the defining tenet of our religion, Tawheed. Going through the various categories as well as covering some basic issues such as the concept of evil, Dr. Philips teaches how to build one's foundations on solid ground in order to attain even higher levels in the pursuit of knowledge.
About the Speaker:
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 University 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.
Bilal Philips is credited to have played a significant role in preaching to the american soldiers during the gulf war which resulted in the conversion of nearly 3000 soldiers.
In 1994 he founded (and continues to direct) an Islamic Information Center, now known as Discover Islam, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.