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Mohamed El Tahir El Mesawi

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Usul Al-din and Comparative Religion) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Economics - Bachelor Degree, Omdurman Islamic University

Mohamed El Tahir El Mesawi (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Other's position:

Deputy Director, International Institute for Muslim Unity


mmesawi@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Usul Al-din and Comparative Religion)


Teaching Responsibilities


CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC POLITICAL THOUGHT 2009/2010 2010/2011 2005/2006 2004/2005 2008/2009 2007/2008
CRITICAL READING IN USUL AL-FIQH 1 (ARABIC) 2006/2007
CRITICAL READING IN USUL AL-FIQH II (ARABIC) 2005/2006
EXTENSIVE TEXTUAL STUDIES IN ISLAMIC LAW 2007/2008 2008/2009 2006/2007
INTRO. TO USUL AL-FIQH (ARABIC) 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2004/2005
INTRODUCTION TO FIQH 2007/2008
INTRODUCTION TO USUL AL-FIQH 2004/2005
INTRODUCTION TO USUL-AL-FIQH 1999/2000 1998/1999 2000/2001
INTRODUCTION TO USUL-AL-FIQH (ARABIC) 1999/2000 2001/2002
ISLAMIC IDEOLOGY AND MUSLIM SOCIETY 2007/2008 2008/2009
ISLAMIC POLITICAL SYS.AND INTER.RELATIONS( 1998/1999
ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2000/2001
ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE (ARABIC) 2019/2020 2018/2019
ISSUES IN ISLAMISATION OF KNOWLEDGE (ARABIC) 2019/2020 2020/2021 2021/2022
ISSUES IN ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2009/2010 2015/2016 2008/2009 1998/1999 2017/2018 2001/2002 2010/2011 2016/2017 2000/2001 1999/2000 2014/2015 2011/2012
ISSUES IN ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE (ARABIC) 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2015/2016 2014/2015
KNOWLEDGE,SCIENCE AND ISLAMISATION 2008/2009
MABAHITH AL-IJTIHAD WA IFTA' 2011/2012 2012/2013 2015/2016 2013/2014 2014/2015
MABAHITH FI AL-SUNNAH: ISSUES ON SUNNAH 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012
MAQASID AL-SHARI'AH AND IJTIHAD (ARABIC) 2001/2002 2000/2001 1999/2000
MAQASID AL-SHARI'AH WAL IJTIHAD (ARABIC) 2005/2006 2001/2002 2003/2004 2004/2005 2002/2003
MAQASID AL-SHARI'AH: OBJECTIVES OF THE SHARI'AH 2019/2020 2018/2019
MAQASID OF SHARI'AH AND CONTEMPORARY IJTIHAD 2020/2021 2021/2022
QIRA'AH NAQDIYYAH FI USUL AL-FIQH I: CRITICAL READING IN USUL AL-FIQH 2011/2012 2012/2013
QIRA'AH NAQDIYYAH FI USUL AL-FIQH II: CRITICAL READING IN USUL AL-FIQH 2012/2013
QIRA'AH NAQDIYYAH FI USUL AL-FIQH: CRITICAL READING IN USUL AL-FIQH 2016/2017 2017/2018
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2006/2007 2007/2008 2018/2019 2008/2009
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (ARABIC) 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER I 2018/2019
STUDIES ON ISLAMIZATION IN LANGUAGE&LITERATUR 2006/2007
TAFSIR AL-NUSUS: INTERPRETATION OF TEXTUAL EVIDENCE 2009/2010
THE THEORY OF MAQASID IN ISLAMIC LAW 2009/2010 2013/2014 2017/2018 2010/2011 2016/2017 2014/2015 2015/2016 2011/2012 2005/2006 2012/2013
THE THEORY OF MAQASID IN ISLAMIC LAW (ARABIC) 2012/2013


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2020 The Relationship between Islamic Theology and Legal Theory in Abu al-Hasan al-Ash'ari's (d. 260-324H / 874 - 936 CE) Thought
2014 - 2016 Textbook Project, International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT, USA)
2014 - 2014 Compiling, Editing and Documenting Selected papers presented in International Conference on Jurisprudence of Minorities in the Light of the Obejctives of Islamic Law (Maqasid al-Shariah): Identity and Integration
2013 - 2014 IIUM Academic Output : A Linear Quantitative Analysis
2005 - 2017 Original Title: The Doctrine of Maqasid Al-Shariah And Its Significance For The Crisis of Modern Societies New Title: Maqasid al-Shariah and the Root Crisis of Modern Societies with Special Reference to Ibn Ashur?s Works
2004 - 2017 Al-Qur'an in The Era of Globalization New Title: Studies in Commemoration of Malik Bennabi
On-Going
2009 - Present Quranic Guidance for Good Governance Unit (QGGGR)


Award & Recognition


20 May, 2009 IIUM Recognition Award - International Islamic University Malaysia International
20 Apr, 2009 International Islamic University Malaysia Recognition Award - International Islamic University Malaysia Recognition Award University
19 Apr, 2008 King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Award for Translation - King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Award for Translation International


Publications


Article

2020 Maqasid al-shari'ah: meaning, scope and ramifications. Al-Shajarah, 25 (2) pp. 263-393
2019 آراء أبي الحسن الأشعري في مسائل أصول الفقه وأثرها في اختياراته الكلامية = Abu al-Hasan al-Ash‘ari’s views on matters of Islamic legal theory and their bearing on his theological preferences. “إسلامية المعرفة, 25 (98) pp. 11-44
2019 الفقه المالكي في السنغال: الانتشار والتطور - سعيد جاه ومحمد الطاهر الميساوي = The dissemination and development of the Maliki jurisprudence in Senegal. Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (ARJIHS), 3 (2) pp. 24-36
2018 Takyif fiqhi and its application to modern contracts: a case study of the central provident fund nomination in Singapore. Intellectual Discourse, 26 (2) pp. 807-827
2018 أثر المذهب الكلامي في مسائل أصول الفقه عند أبي الحسن الأشعري. مجلة الإبانة, 5 (5) pp. 153-173
2017 Gender issues in Islam: “Recovering the measure” and restoring the balance. International Journal of Islamic Thoughts, 6 (2) pp. 31-52
2017 فقه الأقليات المسلمة: دراسة في المعنى والمشروعية. Journal of Islamic Studies and Thought for Specialized Researches (JISTSR), 3 (2) pp. 1-22
2016 كلمة التحرير المجلد 20 العدد 39 "أ" عدد خاص بالمقاصد = Editorial of Special Issue on Maqasid. at-Tajdid, 20 (39A) pp. 5-9
2016 ما بين علم الوقاية وسد الذرائع: مقاربة مقاصدة بالتركيز على تعاطي المخدرات والمؤثرات العقلية Between Prevention Science and the Blocking of Means: A Maqasid-Based Approach in Relation to Drugs and Psychotropic Substances. at-Tajdid, 20 (39A) pp. 99-149
2016 مقاصد الشريعة في الأموال ووسائلها عند الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور The shari'ah goals pertaining to economic wealth and their means in Imam Mohammad al-Tahir Ibn Ashur’s Work. at-Tajdid, 20 (39A) pp. 235-265
2015 كلمة التحرير. al-Tajdid , 19 (37) pp. 5-12
2014 الشيخ محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور وقضايا الإصلاح والتجديد في الفكر الإسلامي المعاصر : رؤية معرفية ومنهجية = al-Syeikh Muhamad al-Tahir ibn 'Ashur wa-qadhaya al-islah wa-al-tajdid fi al-fikr al-Islami al-Ma'asir: ru'yah ma'rafiyah wa-manhajiyah . al-Tajdid , 18 (35) pp. 203-232
2014 ألفاظ اللغات غير العربية في القرآن الكريم من منظور الدراسات اللغوية الحديثة = Alfaz al-lughat ghyr a-'Arabiyah fi al-Qur'an al-Karim min manzur al-dirasat al-lughawiyah al-hadithah. At-Tajdid (التجديد), 18 (36) pp. 11-42
2013 الندوة الوطنية عن "حقوق الإنسان في الإسلام": لمجتمع الرئيسي للجامعة الإسلامية العالمية بماليزيا: 12-13 نوفمبر 2013. At-Tajdid, 17 (34) pp. 237-239
2013 تطور الفكر الإسلامي منذ عهد الأشعري - 260 ه. al-Tajdid , 17 (34) pp. 213-223
2012 From al-Shāṭibī’s legal hermeneutics to thematic exegesis of the Qurʾān. Intellectual Discourse, 20 (2) pp. 189-214
2012 Naqd and Islah : Ibn ‛Ashur’s comprehensive critique and reform efforts regarding Islamic learning and education . Al-Shajarah , 17 (2) pp. 139-183
2012 منهجية الإمام الشافعي الكلامية في تثبيت حجية خبر الواحد: قراءة معرفية تاريخية Al-Imam al-Shafi'i’s theological approach to establishing the authority of solitary reports: a historical-epistemological analysis = Pendekatan teologis Imam al-Shafi'e dalam membuktikan autoriti khabar Wahid: analisa berdasarkan sejarah epistemologi . al-Tajdid , 16 (32) pp. 11-51
2011 إسهام الإمام الأشعري في إرساء قواعد الحوار وتأسيس منهجية المراجعة والتقويم: عرض وتأصيل (Isham al-Imam al-Ash'ari fi irsa' qawa'id al-hiwar wa-ta'sis manhajiyat al-muraj'ah wa'l-taqwim: 'ard wa-ta'sil). Islamiyat al-Ma'rifah, 16 (64) pp. 51-88
2011 إسهام الإمام الأشعري في إرساء قواعد الحوار وتأسيس منهجية المراجعة والتقويم: عرض وتأصيل = Isham al-imam al-Ash'ari fi irsa' qawa'id al-hiwar wa-ta'sis manhajiyat al-muraja'ah wa-al-taqwim: 'ard wa-ta'sil. Islamiyat al Ma'rifah, 16 (64) pp. 51-88
2011 مجتمع العمل = Mujtama' al-'amal. al-Tajdid , 15 (30) pp. 207-226
2011 منهج التفسير الموضوعي للقرآن الكريم : دراسة نقدية (Manhaj al-tafsir al-mawdu'i lil-Qur'an : dirasah naqdiyah) . al-Tajdid , 15 (29) pp. 231-242
2010 Madkhal Ila Falsfat al-Siyasah, by Mohamed Waguiallah . al-Tajdid , 15 (29) pp. 231-242
2010 The international conference on jurisprudence of minorities in the light of the objectives of Islamic law (Maqasid al-Shari'ah): identity and integration. Intellectual Discourse, 18 (1) pp. 173-176
2010 مدخل إلى فلسفة السياسة (Madkhal ila al-falsafat al-siyasiyah) . al-Tajdid , 14 (28) pp. 231-253
2009 Human nature and the universality of Shari'ah: fitrah and maqāsid al-shari'ah in the works of Shāh Wali Allāh and Ibn 'Áshur. Al-Shajarah , 24 (2) pp. 167-205
2008 Muslim reformist action in nineteenth-century Tunisia. The American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 25 (2) pp. 49-82
2008 التعليل والمناسبة والمصلحة: بحث في بعض المفاهيم التأسيسية لمقاصد الشريعة = Al-ta'lil wa'l-munasabah wa'l-maslahah: bahth fi ba'd al-mafahim al-ta'sisiyyah li-maqasid al-shariah. Islamiyyat Al-Ma'rifat, 13 (52) pp. 13-53
2006 Islam and terrorism: beyond the wisdom of the secularist paradigm. Intellectual Discourse, 14 (1) pp. 47-70
2005 The methodology of al-Tafsir al-Mawdu'i:a comparative analysis. Intellectual Discourse, 13 (1) pp. 1-30
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 في الأفق الفكري والمنهجي للتحليل والتنظير عند مالك بن نبي: التكامل المعرفي وتضافر العلوم. In: Renaissance Questions on the 70th Anniversary of the Conditions of the Renaissance by Malek Bennabi 2019,
2018 القرآن في دراسات الغربيين: من سؤال المصدر والهوية إلى سؤال المنهج والفهم. In: الاتجاهات الغربية المعاصرة في الدراسات القرآنية وإشكالية الموضوعية والتحيز: رؤية معرفية,
2010 Between the purposefulness of the Shari‘ah and normativity. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010),
Book

2020 أليس الصبح بقريب: التعليم العربي الإسلامي دراسة تاريخية وآراء إصلاحية تأليف الشيخ محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور. Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9789957802622
2019 Gender issues: recovering the measure and restoring the balance. Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics, Hamad University, ISBN: 9789927129858
2018 Maqāsid al-Sharī'ah: explorations and implications. Islamic Book Trust (IBT), ISBN: 978-967-0526-55-3
2018 Maqasid al-shari’ah: explorations and implications. Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 978-967-0526-55-3
2017 Al-kulliyyat al-daruriyyah between limitation and open-endedness: a critical analytical study. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-593-0
2017 The logical foundations of Taqlid. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-592-3
2017 The principle of consideration of consequences in implementing sharôñah laws. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-550-3
2017 Towards a maqasid-based theory of human needs. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-621-0
2015 Jamharat maqalat wa rasa'il - Al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn 'Ashur, Vol. 1 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل - الشيخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، الجزء الأول. Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 Jamharat maqalat wa rasa'il - Al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn 'Ashur, Vol. 1 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل - الشيخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، الجزء الأول. Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 The question of minorities in Islam: theoretical perspectives and case studies. The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4
2015 The question of minorities in Islam: theoretical perspectives and case studies. The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4
2015 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل الشيخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، الجزء الثالث، جمع وتحقيق محمد الطاهر الميساوي (Jamharat maqalat wa rasa'il, Al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn 'Ashur) vol. 3 . Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل الشيخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، الجزء الثالث، جمع وتحقيق محمد الطاهر الميساوي (Jamharat maqalat wa rasa'il, Al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn 'Ashur) vol. 3 . Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل الشيخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، جمع وتحقيق محمد الطاهر الميساوي (Jamharat maqalat wa rasa'il - al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn 'Ashur) vol. 2, compiled and edited by Mohamed El-Tahir El-Mesawi . Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل الشيخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، جمع وتحقيق محمد الطاهر الميساوي (Jamharat maqalat wa rasa'il - al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn 'Ashur) vol. 2, compiled and edited by Mohamed El-Tahir El-Mesawi . Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل الشيهخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، الجزء الرابع، تحقيق محمد الطاهر الميساوي (Jamharat Maqalat wa Rasa'il - Al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn Ashur, Vol. 4.). Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2015 جمهرة مقالات ورسائل الشيهخ الإمام محمد الطاهر ابن عاشور، الجزء الرابع، تحقيق محمد الطاهر الميساوي (Jamharat Maqalat wa Rasa'il - Al-Shaykh al-Imam Muhammad al-Tahir Ibn Ashur, Vol. 4.). Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN: 9-789957-801571
2010 أليس الصبح بقريب (Alaysa al-subh bi-qarib - al-ta'lim al-'Arabi al-Islami dirasah tarikhiyyah wa ara' Islahiyyah). Dar al-Multaka and Hay'at al-A'mal al-Fikriyyah, ISBN:
2010 أليس الصبح بقريب (Alaysa al-subh bi-qarib - al-ta'lim al-'Arabi al-Islami dirasah tarikhiyyah wa ara' Islahiyyah). Dar al-Multaka and Hay'at al-A'mal al-Fikriyyah, ISBN:
2010 أليس الصبح بقريب - التعليم العربي الإسلامي دراسة تاريخية وآراء إصلاحية= Alaysa al-Subhu bi-Qarib - al-Ta'lim al-'Arabi al-Islami Dirasah Tarikhiyyah wa Ara' Islahiyyah . Dar al-Multaka, ISBN: 9789933905002
2006 Treatise on Maqasid al-Shari'ah by Ibn Ashur. The International Institute of Islamic Thought, IIIT, ISBN: 1565644220 (pbk.), 1565644239 (hbk.)
2006 Treatise on Maqasid al-Shari'ah by Ibn Ashur. The International Institute of Islamic Thought, IIIT, ISBN: 1565644220 (pbk.), 1565644239 (hbk.)
2004 The Qur'anic phenomenon: an essay of a theory on the Qur'an by Malik Bennabi. Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 983-9154-25-7
2003 On the origins of human society. Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 983-9145-47-8
2003 The question of ideas in the Muslim world. Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 983-9145-51-6
2001 Maqasid al-Shari'ah al-Islamiyyah. Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN:
2001 Maqasid al-Shari'ah al-Islamiyyah. Dar al-Nafaes, ISBN:
Book Section

2018 Beyond usul al-fiqh: Ibn Ashur's 'ilm maqasid al-shari'ah. In: Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 978-967-0526-55-3, pp. 31-94
2018 Beyond Usul al-Fiqh: Ibn Ashur’s 'Ilm Maqasid al-Shari'ah. In: Islamic Book Trust (IBT), ISBN: 9789670526553, pp. 31-93
2018 Introduction. In: Islamic Book Trust (IBT), ISBN: 978-967-0526-55-3, pp. ix-xxxv
2015 "Living in hell": A comparative analysis of domestic violence against women in Muslim minority communities in the USA and UK. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 205-246
2015 "Living in hell": A comparative analysis of domestic violence against women in Muslim minority communities in the USA and UK. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 205-246
2015 Introductory: Fiqh al-Aqalliyyat - its meaning, scope and implications. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp.
2015 Non-Muslims' citizenship in Islamic law: a critical assessment from a constitutionalist perspective. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 107-132
2015 Non-Muslims' citizenship in Islamic law: a critical assessment from a constitutionalist perspective. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 107-132
2015 Non-Muslims’ citizenship in Islamic Law: A critique from a constitutional perspective. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 107-132
2015 Non-Muslims’ citizenship in Islamic Law: A critique from a constitutional perspective. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 107-132
2014 Malik Bennabi’s response to Western modernity: contexualizing 'The Qur’anic Phenomenon' . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-333-2, pp. 1-22
2013 Promoting Islam through research and publication: theses and journals . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674182700, pp. 139-151
2009 Maqasid al-Shari'ah. In: Encyclopaedia of Islamic Economics, ISBN: 978-0-95622441-0-9, pp. 145-155
2009 Maqasid al-Shari'ah. In: Encyclopaedia of Islamic Economics, ISBN: 978-0-95622441-0-9, pp. 145-155
2007 Religion, society, and culture in Malik Bennabi's thought. In: Blackwell Publishing Ltd., ISBN: 9780470996188 (O), 9781405121743 (P), pp. 214-256
2005 Towards an integrated political theory: a systematic analysis of Ibn Ashur's political thought. In: Research Centre, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 983-2957-24-9, pp. 69-112