Part (12/14): In The Park: Volume Five
Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Abu Sufyan Macdowell
In this video brother Mansoor Ahmed reasons for the existence of the Creator, Sheikh Abdurraheem Green exposes the so-called 'Nation of Islam,' brother Isa Calliste debates some fine points of Christian doctrine, Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips discuss how Allah reveals Himself, Sheikh Abu Sufyan Macdowell reminds the reality of death and helps revert a sister to Islam.
Abdurraheem Green: Anthony Green was born in 1964 in Dar es Salam, in Tanzania where his father, Gavin Green CBE was colonial administrator. He was educated at Ampleforth College, a Roman Catholic monastic boarding school and studied Modern History in Royal Holloway College of the University of London. His disillusionment with Chirstianity in particular and the materialistic orientation of modern Western Civilization in general lead him to search through the world's great religions and ideologies. After reading a translation of the Qur'aan he felt that this book alone stood out as being of divine origin. He embraced Islam in 1987 and became known as Abdurraheem Green. Since then he has been actively involved in Daw'ah around the UK and abroad. He has travelled extensively throughout the world sharing his knowledge of Islam and calling mankind to the worship of the One True Lord - Allah, and has authored several papers which have been published on the internet.
Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips: 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, U.K. he also completed a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology in 1994. He taught Islamic Education and Arabic in private schools in Riyadh for over ten years and for the past three year he has been lecturing M.Ed. students in the Islamic Studies department of Shariff Kabunsuan Islamic University in Cotabato City, Mindanao, Philippines. Since 1994 he has founded and directed The Islamic Information Center in Dubai, U.A.E. and the Department of Foreign Languages at Dar al Fatah Islamic Press in Sharjah, U.A.E. Among the author's published works are translations of "Ibn Tayameeyah's Essay on the Jinn", "The Devil's Deception" and Arabic Calligraphy in Manuscripts, He has also co-authored "Polygamy in Islam", and authored "Evolution of Islamic Law", "Through Repentance", "Islamic Studies", "Hajj and Umrah According to Qur'aan & Sunnah", "Islamic Rules on Menstruation", "Arabic Reading & Writing Made Easy", "Arabic Grammar Made Easy" and "The Purpose of Creation". Author's published works are translations of "Ibn Taymeeyah's Essay on the Jinn", and Arabic Calligraphy in Manuscripts. He has also co-authored "Polygamy in Islam" and authored "The Qur'aan's Numerical Miracle - Hoax and Heresy", "Evolution of Fiqh", "Islamic law and The Madh-habs", "Tafseer Soorah al-Hujuraat", "The Ansar Cult", "The Fundamentals of Tawheed", "Hajj and ' Umrah According to Qur'aan and Sunnah", "Islamic Studies (Book:1)", and "Salvation Through Repentance".