Tafsir Surah Al-Buruj
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. This commentary contains a detailed step by step analysis of each verse drawing upon different sources and amalgamating them to produce a unique commentary on the Surah.
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 al-Din) at the Islamic University of Madinah in 1979. at the University of Riyadh, College of Education he completed an 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.
Between 1992 and 1994, Dr. Bilal Philips established and lectured in the graduate and undergraduate Departments of Islamic Studies in the College of Education on Shariff Kabunsuan Islamic University in Cotabato City, Mindanao, Philippines. In 1994 he 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. In 2001, Dr. Bilal Philips established the Islamic Online 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, U.A.E., and a lecturer at Qatar Guest Center, Doha, Qatar.