Dr Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips
Founder: International Open University
Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips is a Jamaican Canadian Islamic Scholar who converted to Islam in the early seventies after journeying politically and intellectually from Christianity to Communism.
Shortly after his reversion to Islam, he embarked on a spiritual academic journey to the other side of the world seeking Islamic knowledge.
This journey took him to Saudi Arabia, where he completed his Bachelors degree in Islamic Studies in Medina and his Masters in Islamic Theology in Riyadh.
He then went on to the University of Wales, United Kingdom, where he completed his Doctorate in Islamic Theology.