Who was Shaykh Abdul Hameed Kishk?
Sh. Abdul Hamid Kishk was potentially the greatest Islamic speaker of our era who had a voice that shook the Arab world.
He was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1933 and grew up as an orphan after losing his father as a child.
In his teenage years he suffered from a medical condition that eventually cost him his eyesight.
He completed the memorization of the Quran at ten years old and was exceptionally bright in Islamic studies.
He graduated from Al Azhar University at a young age and soon after became Imam of a local Mosque.
In 1957, he returned to Al Azhar as a lecturer in the faculty of theology.