Writings and Translations
Dr. G. F. Haddad
These writings and translations of Dr. Gibril F. Haddad are placed here with his permission.
The Sunna as Evidence
This is a series giving the evidence for the fundamental importance of Sunna in Islam.
Dr. Haddad has adapted the following material from Shaykh `Abd al-Ghani `Abd al-Khaliq, Hujjiyyat al-Sunna (Herndon, VA: Dar al-Wafa', 1993 [IIIT in Washington, DC]).
Dr. Gibril F. Haddad has given the following profile of himself (August 1999)....
I am not a scholar but a student of Islamic scholars and scholarship who converted to Islam with a background in humanities. I have been involved in translating from Arabic into English for about nine years. I follow the Shafi`i madhhab and the Naqshbandi Tariqa. I presently reside in Damascus where I have had the priviledge of hearing various ulamas in the different disciplines of Islam over the past two years. I have written a brief account of my journey to Islam which was posted at:
Recently back from Hajj, I wrote a brief journal which was posted at the following site:
Some of my recent translations are available at the following sites:
1- The Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs and the Four Imams as well as other material at:
2- The Ash`aris and the Early Muslims Sects at
3- The First Five Generations of Ash`ari Scholars from Ibn `Asakir's Tabyin Kadhib al-Muftari at:
I also have some material on the topic of "Differences in the Umma are a Mercy" at Mas`ud Ahmed Khan's excellent page:
Allah's blessings and peace on the Prophet, his Family, and his Companions, and praise belongs to Allah, Lord of the worlds.
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November 16, 1999