Abu Shu`ayb Sa`d Peters al-`Attas, is a South African Scholar with roots extending to Yemen. He is a grandson of the Prophet (Allah bless him and give him peace). He graduated from the Shari`a institute run by the Tahdhib wa Ta`lim endowment in Damascus, Syria. He was in the four year, accelerated program. His studies there included the following: Arabic, `Ulum al-quran, Usul al-tafsir, Hadith, Aqidah, Fiqh (Shafi`i and some comparitive), Usul al-Fiqh, Sira (fiqh al-sira, sirat of the Khulifa al-Rashidin), Mantiq, and Khitaba. Outside of this institute Shaykh Sa`ad concentrated on Shafi`i fiqh. Shaykh Sa’ad currently resides in Bradford and teachers a number of classes throughout the north of the UK.