Dr Gibril Haddad was born in Beirut in 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 included Lights of Revelation.
Many congratulations to Shaykh Gibril Fouad Haddad on receiving this award for The Lights of Revelation which Beacon Books were honoured to publish. This is recognition not only for this book but for a lifetime of service of translations of classical Arabic texts into English.