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Adibah Binti Abdul Rahim

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Usuluddin and Comparative Religion) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master in M.I.R.K.H. - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in IRKH (Dakwah/Comparative Religion) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Matriculation - Certificate, International Islamic University Malaysia

Adibah Binti Abdul Rahim (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


adibahar@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr Adibah binti Abdul Rahim who obtained her Ph.D in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in 2003 started her career as an Assistant Lecturer in 1995, and was appointed as a Lecturer after completing her Master's in 1998. She is currently working as an Associate Professor in Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, IIUM.
She has also been appointed a principal of Female Residential College in the University and has been actively involved in various student (programme) and activities at both college as well as university levels. In 2008, she was appointed as a Visiting Academic at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Apart from teaching core- courses in the kulliyyah, she also has been teaching at Co- Curricular Centre, IIUM Centre for Continuing Education (ICCE), and Institute of Education, IIUM.
Dr Adibah was also appointed as a Project Leader for building taxonomy on Usul al-din, Philosophy, and Comparative Religion for IIUM library. Her academic areas of interest are Islamic Thought, Religious Studies, Islam and Modernity, Philosophy, Modern Ideologies, and Modern Muslim Thinkers. She has published as well as presented papers at local and international meetings on these areas.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Islamic worldview, Islamic Thought, Religious studies, Islam and Modernity, Modern Muslim Thinkers, Philosophy, Religion, Social Issues, Education


Teaching Responsibilities


DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT 2020/2021 2018/2019
ETHICS AND FIQH IN EVERYDAY LIFE 2011/2012
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2010/2011 2012/2013 2009/2010 2011/2012 2007/2008 2008/2009
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
HISTORY OF ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY 2014/2015
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2019/2020
ISLAM AND MODERN IDEOLOGIES 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020 2021/2022 2016/2017 2017/2018
ISLAM, KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION 2011/2012
ISLAMIC AQIDAH 2017/2018 2006/2007 2015/2016 2012/2013 2008/2009 2003/2004 2005/2006 2010/2011 2013/2014 2021/2022 2011/2012 1997/1998 2004/2005 2018/2019 2020/2021 1998/1999 2016/2017 2014/2015 2009/2010
ISLAMIC ETHICS 2009/2010 2006/2007 1998/1999 1997/1998 2003/2004 2005/2006 2004/2005
ISLAMIC SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS 2011/2012 2009/2010 2010/2011 2012/2013 2008/2009
ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015
LATER DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT 2012/2013 2018/2019 2015/2016 2013/2014 2017/2018 2016/2017
METHODS OF DA'WAH 2003/2004
MODERN MUSLIM THINKERS 2017/2018 2018/2019 2015/2016 2016/2017 2019/2020 2020/2021 2014/2015 2013/2014 2021/2022
PRACTICUM 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER I 2016/2017 2014/2015
RESEARCH PAPER II 2015/2016
STUDIES OF RELIGIONS II 2005/2006
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2010/2011 2012/2013 2006/2007


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2019 Nationalism in the Light of Said Nursi and his Framework for Social Solidarity (Hayrat Foundation, Turkey)
2017 - 2020 Fundamentals of Islamic Aqidah
2016 - 2017 A Study on Revitalization of ILM Al-KALAM: In Search of An Alternative Method
2016 - 2020 Islam and Extremism: Combatting the Idea of Radicalism and Liberalism Through Revisiting the History of `Ilm al-Kalam
2016 - 2017 Sisters in Islam and its Impact on Muslim's Understanding on Women's Rights in Malaysia: A Solution Model from Islamic Perspective
2014 - 2016 The Response of Conservative Judaism and Christian Neo-Orthodoxy to Modernity: Special Focus on Selected issues and An Analysis from Islamic Perspectives
2012 - 2013 The Influence of Ash'arism in Al-Faruqi's Thought
2011 - 2014 Service Quality: Implications for Management Practice in Higher Education Institution (Focus Group with Prospective Parents, Community and Alumni)
2010 - 2010 Siapakah Pengkid? Tanggapan Masyarakat Malaysia
2010 - 2011 Hukuman Pesalah Syariah di Negeri Sembilan: Implikasi ke atas Pembentukan Akhlak Pesalah
2009 - 2011 An Analytical Assessment of Muhammad Iqbal's Framework of Ijtihad
2009 - 2011 Islamic Ethics
2008 - 2011 The Study of Ilamic'Aqidah and Its Relevanization for Individual Development
On-Going
2021 - Present Ancaman Radikal Evangelis Kristian Terhadap Kedaulatan Islam di Malaysia
2019 - Present A Framework of Women Empowerment and Inclusive Development to Enhance Economic Involvement and Social Rights Towards Preventing Domestic Violence
2018 - Present A Religious Response to the Challenges of Western Civilization in the Discourse of Abu Hasan Ali Nadwi
2018 - Present Comparative Study on Islamic and Western Concept of Self Control Management
2017 - Present The Encyclopedia of Muslim Scholars of Nusantara
2017 - Present Modern Muslim Thinkers : Life, Thought and Reforms ( International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) Grant)
2016 - Present Scholars Who Are Working in Reforming the Islamic Thought Following the Methodology of Imam Muhammad Abduh


Publications


Article

2020 Qatar‘s Islamweb fatwa on the limits of relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims: an analysis. Al-Itqān Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 4 (1) pp. 117-133
2020 The concept of ghulūw in Islam: an analysis on its manifestations and causes in the modern world. Intellectual Discourse, 28 (2) pp.
2020 The religious thought of conservative Judaism: an analysis. AFKAR Journal of Aqidah and Islamic Thought, 2 (1) pp. 103-122
2020 The response of Syed Sheikh Al-Hadi (1867-1934) to educational concerns among the Malays in Malaya. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 4 (2) pp. 51-68
2020 Were the early Firaq extremists? rethinking the history of Muslim disagreement(s). Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization (JIMT), 10 (1 (Spring)) pp. 46-65
2019 Moderation, negative nationalism and extremism from the viewpoint of the Risale-I Nur. The Journal of Risale-i Nur Studies, 1 (3) pp. 1-23
2019 Nationalism in the light of Said Nursi Badiuzzaman and his framework for social solidarity. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization, 9 (1) pp. 1-11
2019 The critique of feminism on traditional Christian theology: an analysis from Qur’ānic perspective. Ulum Islamiyyah The Malaysian Journal of Islamic Sciences, 27 () pp. 26-33
2019 The remnant of medieval Christian attitudes towards prophet Muhammad: a critical evaluation of Margoliouth’s pathological theory. Afkar:, 21 (2) pp. 141-174
2019 The tithe in the Gospel and Nigerian Christians’ notion: an analysis and description study. Al-Risalah Journal Of Islamic Revealed Knowledge And Human Sciences (ARJIHS), 30 (1) pp. 170-179
2018 Al-Faruqi’s views on selected topics of Ilm al-kalam. International Journal of Islamic Thought, 13 (June 2018) pp. 15-22
2018 Christian neo-orthodoxy approach to reconstruction of religious thought on selected theological issues: an lslamic analysis. AL HIKMAH Journal of Islamic Dakwah, 10 (1) pp.
2018 David Samuel Margoliouth on prophet’s monotheism: evaluation of his imagination. Al-Tamaddun, 13 (2) pp. 103-110
2018 Gender identity crisis of the millennial generation in Malaysia: special focus on the issue of Pengkid. International Journal of Asian Social Science, 8 (10) pp. 819-827
2018 Ibn Khaldun’s theory of ‘Asabiyyah and its impact on the current Muslim community. Journalism and Mass Communication, 8 (6) pp. 287-294
2018 Irfan Abdul Hameed Fattah’s discourse on religious thought in response to the challenges of modernity. Al Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 2 (2) pp. 41-55
2018 Islamic spirituality and its impact on life as a Muslim. Al-ITQAN: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, (Special issue 1) pp. 63-78
2018 The approach of Muhammad Farid Wajdi to the validity of prophethood of Muhammad (p.b.u.h) and his role in establishing a civilized society. UMRAN International Journal of Islamic and Civilizational Studies, 5 (2) pp. 45-54
2018 The misrepresented claims Of David Samuel Margoliouth On Prophet Muhammad’s Miracles: a critical evaluation. Ulum Islamiyyah: the Malaysian Journal of Islamic Sciences, 24 (August) pp. 1-10
2018 The status of women and their rights based on the understanding of sisters in Islam; an analysis from an Islamic perspective. Al-Shajarah, 23 (2) pp. 447-467
2017 An alternative method toward educational reform in Turkey in the light of Said Nursi Badiuzzaman (1877-1960) = Pendekatan alternatif terhadap reformasi pendidikan Di Turki menurut Said Nursi Badizzaman (1976-1960). Journal of Islam in Asia, 14 (3: Special Issue Islam and Creativity) pp. 326-340
2017 Persepsi masyarakat terhadap Pengkid di Malaysia (Public perception of Pengkid in Malaysia). Journal of Advanced Research in Social and Behavioral Sciences, 6 (1) pp. 91-104
2017 Proposals by Sisters in Islam (SIS) pertaining to Ṭalāq issues: an analysis from an Islamic perspective = Cadangan oleh Sisters in Islam (SIS) mengenai isu-isu Ṭalāq; satu analisis dari perspektif Islam. Journal of Islam in Asia, 14 (2) pp. 327-344
2017 The principle of Wasatiyyah as a higher objective in Islam: a historical survey. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (2) pp. 341-355
2017 Wahhabism: a misconception segregating the Malay muslim community and Wasatiyyah as the mean for an ideal life. Yeni Turkiye, 23 (96) pp. 172-180
2016 Judeo-Christian tradition as a source of the Quran: A critical evaluation of Margoliouth's assertion. QURANICA - International Journal of Quranic Research, 8 (1) pp. 29-46
2015 The spirit of Muslim culture according to Muhammad Iqbal. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (IJSSH), 5 (8) pp. 725-729
2014 An Analytical Assessment of Muhammad Iqbal's Framework of Ijtihad. Jurnal Islamiyyat, 36 () pp.
2014 The legal basis for community service as an alternative punishment in Malaysia. The Social Sciences, 9 (6) pp. 365-368
2013 Community service as an alternative punishment: the extent of its applications on the categories of crimes and offender in Malaysia. International Journal of Education and Research, 1 (7) pp. 1-8
2013 Understanding Islamic ethics and its significance on character building. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (IJSSH), 3 (6) pp. 508-513
2012 Hukuman bagi kesalahan seksual di bawah Enakmen Jenayah Syariah Negeri Sembilan 1992: keperluan kepada hukuman yang lebih berat = Punishment for Sexual Offences under Negeri Semblan Syariah Criminal Enactment 1992: the need for a heavier punishment. Journal Undang-Undang dan Masyarakat, 16 () pp. 29-42
2011 Major trends of Muslim responses to the challenges of modernity. Journal of Islam in Asia, Spcl (1) pp. 275-293
2010 The impact of secularism on religious beliefs and practices. Journal of Islam in Asia, 7 (1) pp. 157-177
2009 Sekular tolak ilmu akhirat . Aniqah, () pp.
2008 A modern approach of Khayr al-Din al-Tunisi to the program of reform. Hamdard Islamicus, XXXI (4) pp. 75-82
2006 Bridging the gap between Islam and the West: a reconciliation approach. International Journal of Muslim Unity, 4 (2) pp. 23-43
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 The challenges of secularism to Muslims' religious values, beliefs and practices. In: International Conference on Religious Issues in Indonesia and Malaysia (ICRIIM2019),
2017 An alternative method toward educational reform in Turkey in the light of Said Nursi Badiuzzaman (1876-1960). In: The International Conference on Badiuzzaman Said Nursi's Thought on Wasatiyyah and An Exemplary Society,
2017 Fundamentals of Islamic aqidah. In: Sharing Session in KIRKHS-IIIT Islamisation Conference in conjunction With IIUM Prosumer Convention 2017,
2017 Peaceful co-existence among the religious minorities of Bangladesh: an analytical study. In: The International Conference on Empowering Islamic Civilization 2017,
2017 Wahabism: a misconception segregating the Malay Muslim community and Wasatiyyah as the mean for an ideal life. In: 6th International Conference on Islamic Jurisprudence (ICIJ2017),
2017 Women’s rights according to Sisters in Islam (SIS)’S understanding: an analysis from an Islamic perspective. In: Proceeding of International Conference of Empowering Islamic Civilization (ICIC 2017),
2016 Judeo-Christian Tradition as a Source of the Qur'an: A Critical Evaluation of Margoliouth's Assertation. In: The 6th Annual International Qur'anic Conference 2016,
2016 The ramnent of medieval Christian attitudes towards Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h): a critical evaluation of Margoliouth's pathological theory. In: Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations Conference 2016 (KLIISC),
2015 A comparative study on conservative Judaism and Islamic approaches to the reconstruction of religious thought: special focus on selected issues. In: The Fifth Asian Conference on Ethics, Religion & Philosophy,
2015 Irfan Abdul Hameed Fattah's contribution to islamic thought: with special focus on his book Al-Fikr Al- Dini Fi Muwajahati Tahadiyyat Al-Hadathah. In: Conference on Integration of Knowledge in the Field of Usuluddin and Comparative Religion: The Contributions of the Lte Prof Dr Irfan Abdul Hameed Fattah,
2015 The religious thought of conservative Judaism: an analysis. In: International Symposium Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities,
2014 The spirit of Muslim culture according to Muhammad Iqbal. In: 2014 International Conference on Knowledge , Culture and Society,
2013 A comparative study between Ash'arism and al Faruqi on selected theological issues. In: 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Scholarship on Islam: The Legacy of ismail Raj al-Faruqi,
2013 Public perception toward and identification of pengkid: A case study of people of Negeri Sembilan. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2013,
2013 Understanding Islamic ethics and its significance on character building. In: International Conference on Humanities, Historical and Social Sciences (CHHSS 2013),
2012 Community perception on service quality at an international higher education institution: a case study. In: International Conference on University and Community Engagement ,
2012 Enhancing the role of university towards sustainable development of the nation: employer's perception on high quality graduates. In: University-Community Engagement for Empowerment and Knolwedge Creation (UCEC 2012),
2012 Public perception toward and identification of pengkid : a case Study of people in Negeri Sembilan. In: Technology, Science, Social Sciences and Humanities International Conference – TeSSHI 2012,
2012 Understanding the perception of society towards ‘pengkid’: effective solutions. In: World Conference on Islamic Thought 2012 (WCIT 2012),
2012 University-community engagement towards sustainable development: the perceptions of alumni. In: International Conference on University-Community Engagement for Empowerment and Knowledge Creation (UCEC 2012),
2011 A Survey of Muhammad Iqbal's Framework of Ijtihad and its Significance to the Social Development. In: International Conference on Creativity and Innovation for Sustainable Development,
2011 Muslim responses to the challenges of modernity. In: 2011 Shanghai International Conference on Social Sciences (SCISSS 2011),
2011 Understanding a Necessary Relationship between Individual and Society in Iqbal's Concept of the Self. In: International Conference on Humanities (INCOH2011 ),
2009 The challenge of Islam: secularism and its dangers to Muslims' beliefs and practices. In: International Seminar on Islamic Thought: Islam and Muslims: Issues and Challenges,
2009 The importance of self-realization in human and societal development according to Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938). In: International Conference on Development 2009 : Development and Ummatic Vision,
2008 The Importance of Self-Realization and Its Relation to the Progress of Man and Society in Islam: Some Reflections on Muhammad Iqbal's Concept of Selfhood . In: The Sixth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities,
2007 Secularism and Its Challenges to Traditional Religious Beliefs and Practices. In: International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS 5),
2006 A harmonious relationship of religion and science: muslim intellectual responses. In: Global Congress on World's Religion After September 11,
2006 A new methodological approach to Islamic theology: with special reference to Muhammad Farid Wajdi. In: International Conference on Theology and Religious Studiess or TheologyVs Religious Studies,
2006 Bridging The Gap between Islam and the West: A Reconciliation Approach. In: International Conference on the Muslim World and the West: Barriers and Bridges,
Book

2017 Al-Farabi filsuf ulung Islam. Telaga Biru Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-388-306-6
2017 Apa salah pengkid?. Telaga Biru, ISBN: 978-967-388-323-3
2017 Christian neo-orthodox and its religious thought: an analysis. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-591-6
2017 David Samuel Margoliouth’s views on the Prophethood (p.b.u.h) and revelation of the Qur’an: a critical assessment. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-636-4
2017 David Samuel Margoliouth’s views on the Prophethood of Muhammad (P.B.U.H) and revelation of the Qur’an: a critical assessment. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-636-4
2017 Islamic and Buddhist perspectives on the issues of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT): an analysis. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-601-2
Book Section

2018 A comparative analysis on Islamic and Buddhist perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). In: Partridge Publication, ISBN: 987-1-5437-4856-7, pp. 61-99
2018 A comparative analysis on Islamic and Buddhist perspectives on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT). In: Partridge Publication, ISBN: 987-1-5437-4856-7, pp. 61-99
2016 Muhammad Iqbal's theory of self hood. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674184414, pp. 249-264
2016 Muhammad Iqbal's theory of self hood. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674184414, pp. 249-264
2015 The importance of self-realization in human and societal development according to Muhammad Iqbal(1877-1938). In: Partridge Publications, ISBN: 978-1-4828-5353-7, pp. 86-104
2015 The importance of self-realization in human and societal development according to Muhammad Iqbal(1877-1938). In: Partridge Publications, ISBN: 978-1-4828-5353-7, pp. 86-104
2014 General overview on the study of Islamic ethics. In: IIUM Press, International islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 9789674183257, pp. 1-41
2011 Al-Shatibi's exposition of the concept of maslahah in the theory of maqasid. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181796, pp. 1-22
2011 Muhammad Farid Wajdi's discourse on integration of religion and science. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225180, pp. 71-94
2011 Muhammad Iqbal's theory of selfhood. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225692, pp. 143-154
2011 The difference between al-Ash'ari’s istihsan and al-Ghazali’s Iljam al'Awam. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181796, pp. 79-85
2007 Menjana masyarakat bermoral di dalam kontek pembangunan negara. In: USIM, ISBN: 9789832950639, pp. 106-111