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 authors published works are translations of ғIbn Tayameeyahs Essay on the JinnҔ, The DevilӒs Deception and Arabic Calligraphy in Manuscripts,
He has also co-authored ԓPolygamy in Islam, and authored ԓEvolution of Islamic Law, ԓThrough Repentance, ԓIslamic Studies, ԓHajj and Umrah According to Quraan & SunnahҔ, Islamic Rules on MenstruationӔ, Arabic Reading & Writing Made EasyӔ, Arabic Grammar Made EasyӔ and The Purpose of CreationӔ.
Authors published works are translations of ғIbn Taymeeyahs Essay on the JinnҔ, and Arabic Calligraphy in Manuscripts.
He has also co-authored Polygamy in IslamӔ and authored The QurӒaans Numerical Miracle - Hoax and HeresyҔ, Evolution of FiqhӔ, Islamic law and The Madh-habsӔ, Tafseer Soorah al-HujuraatӔ, The Ansar CultӔ, The Fundamentals of TawheedӔ, Hajj and ӑ Umrah According to Quraan and SunnahҔ, Islamic Studies (Book:1)Ӕ, and Salvation Through RepentanceӔ.