Islam religion: Whats your Purpose in Life?
Tuesday, 1 June 2010

Whats your Purpose in Life?

Description: God has created the universe along with everything in it. Every creation has a purpose to it. With these two prefaces in mind, it becomes clear that God has created each and everyone of us with a purpose. In this lecture Dr. Philips discusses this topic briefly.
Main Speaker: Dr. Bilal Philips

“Articulate” and “outspoken” are some of the words that describe Dr. Abu Ameenah Bilal Philips. His quest for the truth led him from his birthplace of Jamaica to Toronto, where he grew up and accepted Islam in 1972. He is renowned as an Islamic student of knowledge, lecturer, author, and critical thinker.

He obtained a B.A. from the College of Usul al-Din (Islamic principles) at the Islamic University of Medina in 1979. He later obtained an M.A. in theology from King Saud University in 1985. Finally, he obtained a PhD from the University of Wales in Islamic theology in 1994.

Bilal Philips has taught Islam and Arabic in private schools, lectured M.Ed. students in the Islamic studies departments of several universities, and founded Islamic information centres while travelling around the world to teach Islam to diverse audiences.

He enjoys playing squash at least three times a week with his wife and sons as a way to stay fit and stress-free. He teaches his children martial arts and has a black belt in Karate.

He founded Islamic Online University which has over 6600 students. He has written over 100 books, of which The Fundamentals of Tawheed is his personal favourite. He lives in Doha, Qatar, with his family where he teaches at the Islamic Studies Academy.




Key Points of This Video


Introduction [start time 00:00]

Procrastinating in good? [start time 01:54]

Waiting for a calamity? [start time 04:58]

Do you really believe in God? [start time 07:00]

Worshipping God based on your accords? [start time 11:35]

How does a person Identify who his lord is? [start time 15:00]

Islamic belief in Jesus [start time 19:17]

Prayer in Islam [start time 21:05]

Is Jesus the son of God? [start time 24:33]

Terrorism and Islam? [start time 26:53]

Advice to the viewers [start time 32:28]

Conclusion [start time 35:52]

1 comments:

tracy muslima said...

Mashaallah ..i love Dr. Bilal Philips .

He is so great INTELLIGENT muslim ..mashaallah

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