Dr. Gibril Haddad was born in Beirut in 1380/1960. He embraced Islam while a graduate student in French Literature at Columbia University in New York. He lives in Brunei Darussalam. Since 1997 he has translated and published the following texts:
At Al-Qur’an wal-Sunna Association (AQSA), Birmingham, UK:
Albani and His Friends: A Concise Guide to the “Salafi” Movement. 2nd edition.
Mawlid: Celebrating the Birth of the Holy Prophet, upon him blessings and peace.
Al-Jifri, Ḥabib Ali. Jesus Christ the Son of Mary & His Most Blessed Mother, upon them peace.
Al-Maliki, Muḥammad ibn `Alawi. The Prophet’s Night Journey and Heavenly Ascent.
Al-Maliki. The Life of the Prophets in Their Graves, upon them peace. Bilingual. (Forthcoming)
At Institute of Spiritual and Cultural Advancement:
Musnad of Ahl al-Bayt: A bilingual annotated Arabic edition and English translation of 43 fully-chained and fully-documented Prophetic hadiths on the Excellence of the House of the Prophet Muhammad, (upon whom be peace).
Translation of Qadi Yusuf al-Nabhani’s The Prophet Muhammad’s Knowledge of the Unseen.
The Muhammadan Light:200 verses of Qur’an and over 250 texts from the Prophet’s biography (sira), his Attributes (shama’il) and unique aspects (khasa’is), the spiritual poetry of the Companions and Awliya, and commentary of the Qur’an and Hadith on the Light of the Prophet Muhammad (upon whom be peace) and his Inheritors.
At AQSA and Warda Publications:
Sunna Notes I:Hadith History and Principles. With Ibn Hajar’s Nukhbat al-Fikar.
Sunna Notes II: The Excellent Innovation in the Qur’an and Ḥadith. Foreword by Shaykh Wahbi Sulayman Ghawji. With Ibn Rajab’s The Sunna of the Caliphs.
Sunna Notes III: The Binding Proof of the Sunna. Foreword by Dr. Muhammad Sa‘id al-Buti. With Ibn Hajar’s The Hadith of Gibril. (Forthcoming)
At Maktabat al-Aḥbab, Damascus (in English and Arabic):
Afdalu al-Khalqi Sayyiduna Muhammad (On the Prophetic Attribute “Best of Creation”).
The Excellence of Syro-Palestine – al-Shaam – and Its People: Forty Hadiths. Forewords by Shaykh Adib Kallas, Shaykh Mustafa al-Turkmani, and Shaykh Salah Fakhri.
Mawlana’s Open Door in Johore and Singapore.
Qubrus al-Tarab fi Suhbati Rajab (“The Joy of Cyprus in the Association of Rajab”): Discourses of Shaykh Nazim al-Haqqani.
Al-Rifa‘i,Yusuf Hashim. Advice to Our Brethren the Scholars of Najd (Nasiha li-Ikhwanina ‘Ulama’ Najd). Introduction by Muhammad Sa‘id al-Buti. With the full introduction of ‘Alawi al-Haddad’s 1802 Misbah al-Anam fi Radd Shubuhat al-Najdi al-Lati Adalla biha al-‘Awamm.
Sayyiduna Abu Bakr al-Siddiq radya Allahu ‘anh.
At Dar Taybat al-Gharra’, Damascus (in Arabic):
Tuhfat al-Labib bi-Nusrat al-Habib ‘Ali al-Jufri wa-Munaqashat al-Mukhalifin fil-Masa’il al-Sufiyya. Foreword by Sayyid Yusuf al-Rifa‘i.
Al-Arba‘una fi Faddli al-Shami wa-Ahlih wal-Hijrati ila Allahi wa-Rasulih Salla Allahu wa-Sallama ‘alayhi wa-Alih. Foreword by Shaykh Mustafa al-Turkmani.
At Amal Press, Bristol:
From the Two Holy Sanctuaries: A Hajj Journal. With illustrations.
Revision, introduction, notes, and appendices for Miryam Poswal’s translation of al-Suyuti’s Sibahat al-Fikr fil-Jahri bil-Dhikr.
At Muslim Academic Trust (MAT), Oxford:
The Four Imams and Their Schools: Abu Hanifa, Malik, al-Shafi‘i, Ahmad ibn Hanbal. Foreword by Sayyid Yusuf Hashim al-Rifa‘i.
At Dar al-`Atab, Indonesia:
Fayd as-Salam bi-Suhbah Shaykh Hisham.
At As-Sunna Foundation of America (ASFA):
Ibn ‘Abd al-Salam’s Doctrine of the People of Truth (al-Mulha fi I‘tiqad Ahl al-Haqq).
Al-Bayhaqi’s Divine Names and Attributes (al-Asma’ wal-Sifat). Excerpts.
Ibn Khafif’s Correct Islamic Doctrine. With Ibn ‘Arabi’s Doctrine of the Muslims.