Islamic Studies (Book 1)
About the Book: A valuable and inspiring text for teenagers and/or new Muslims, Islamic Studies Book 1, offers a preliminary study of the main topics needed to build a solid foundation of Islamic knowledge. Including an introduction to Tawheed (Islamic monotheism), as well as the sciences of Tafseer (explanation of the Qur'an), Hadeeth (teachings of the Prophet, peace be upon him) and Fiqh (Islamic Law), the author explains the most essential information in a simple and logical manner, while giving real-life examples to engage the reader.
Topping off each unit with thought-provoking comprehension questions that force the reader to reflect upon and rethink what he has learned make this series of books the most essential, practical resource for the new student of Islam.
"An excellently written series of educationally sound texts by which to systematically learn the foundations of Islam. They are specifically designed for new Muslims and educational institutions."
- Amjad Khan, Production Editor, The Weekly Gulf Times, Doha, Qatar
About the Author: DR. ABU AMEENAH BILAL PHILIP was born in Jamaica, West Indies, and grew up in Canada, where he accepted Islam in 1972. He completed a B.A. from the College of Islamic Disciplines (Usool ad-Deen) at the Islamic University of Madeenah in 1979 and a M.A. in Islamic Theology in 1985 at the University of Riyadh, College of Education. In 1994 he completed a Ph.D. in Islamic Theology in the department of Islamic Studies at the University of Wales.
From 1994 to 2001, Dr. Bilal founded and directed the Islamic Information Center in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and the Foreign Literature Department of Dar al Fatah Islamic Press in Sharjah, UAE. In the year 2001, Dr. Bilal established the Islamic Online University, the first accredited Islamic university on the Internet. He was a professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the American University in Dubai and Ajman University, head of the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Preston University-Ajman, UAE, and a lecturer at Qatar Guest Center, Doha, Qatar.
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