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Muhammad Amanullah

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Islamic Jurisprudence - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Utah
  • Master of Arts - Masters Degree, University of Utah
  • Bachelor in Hons - Bachelor Degree, University of Garyounis
  • Diploma in Fiqh - Diploma, Madrasah E--Alia,Dhaka
  • Diploma in Hadith - Diploma, Madrasah E--Alia,Dhaka

Muhammad Amanullah (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


amanullah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Professor Dr. Muhammad Amanullah commenced his career as an Assistant Professor in 1998 in the Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Since then, he has taught various courses on Usul al-Fiqh and Islamic Law in B. A., M. A. and Ph. D. levels. Later, he has developed an interest in Islamic finance and banking. He was promoted to the rank of Professor in 2011.
He has published more than twenty-five research papers and book chapters on different topics of Fiqh, Usul al-Fiqh, Islamic finance and Islamic professional ethics in a number of refereed journals and books. He has presented around forty research papers in a number of national and international conferences. He has been involved in a number of referred journals locally and internationally either as the chief-editor, or a member of the editorial board or an assessor of the articles. He has had the opportunity to evaluate more than 250 research papers in three different languages.
He has either supervised or examined around a hundred M. A. and Ph. D. theses in four different languages from a number of local and overseas universities, including IIUM. He has worked for the development and comprehensive evaluation of B. A., M. A. and Ph. D. curriculum of the Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh, IIUM. He has also evaluated M. A. (in Shari`ah) curriculum of two overseas universities. He served as the Head of the Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh, IIUM for three years. He has been serving as the chairman of the postgraduate committee of this department for last several years. Likewise, he served as the chairman of a number of departmental committees. Additionally, he served as the chairman of the Admission Committee of the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences for a number of years.
He has been serving as the chairman of the M. A. and Ph. D. theses committee of this Kulliyyah since 2014. He has completed eight short research projects under Research Management Centre of IIUM and organized an international conference as the chairman of its organizing committee. He has also participated actively in organizing a number of other national and international conferences organized by his department and served as a Shari`ah Committee member of an Islamic Bank at Kuala Lumpur for the last four years.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Philosophy ~ Ethics - Islamic Ethics of Professions
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Contemporary Issues of Fiqh, Selected Topics of Usul al-Fiqh, Selected Issues of Muamalat


Professional Membership


  • 2012 - 2015: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Association of Shariah Advisors in Islamic Finance


Teaching Responsibilities


'AQIDAH AND LIVING ISLAM 1999/2000
ADILLAT AL-AHKAM (ARABIC) 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
ADILLAT AL-AHKAM II: EVIDENCES OF LEGAL RULES II 2008/2009
AL-MADKHAL ILA AL-FIQH: INTRODUCTION TO FIQH 2016/2017 2015/2016 2012/2013 2010/2011
AL-QAWA'ID AL-FIQIYYAH: ISLAMIC LEGAL MAXIMS 2019/2020
AL-QAWA'ID AL-USULIYYAH WA IKHTILAF AL-FUQAHA 2006/2007 1998/1999
AL-QAWA'ID AL-USULIYYAH WA IKHTILAF AL-FUQAHA': MAXIMS OF USUL AL-FIQH 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
AL-TADRIB AL-'AMALI: PRACTICAL TRAINING 2018/2019
ATHAR AL-QAWA'ID AL-QAID AL-USUL. FI-IKHTILAF 2007/2008
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN ECONOMICS 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
ETHICS & FIQH FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 2007/2008 2006/2007
EXTENSIVE TEXTUAL STUDIES IN ISLAMIC LAW 2011/2012 2010/2011
FIQH AL-'IBADAT(ARABIC) 2000/2001
FIQH AL-JINAYAT (ARABIC) 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
FIQH AL-JINAYAT: JURISTIC STUDY OF CRIMES & PUNISHMENT 2012/2013
GENERAL THEORIES IN ISLAMIC LAW 2007/2008
INTRODUCTION TO USUL AL-FIQH 2001/2002
ISLAMIC LAW OF WORSHIP 2008/2009
ISLAMIC POLITICAL SYS.AND INTER.RELATIONS 2005/2006 2004/2005
ISTINBAT AL-AHKAM (ARABIC) 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999
MABAHITH AL-HUKM (ARABIC) 2007/2008 2003/2004 2001/2002 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999
MABAHITH AL-HUKM: ISSUES ON ISLAMIC RULING 2013/2014
MABAHITH AL-IJTIHAD WA IFTA' 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016
MABAHITH FI AL-SUNNAH: ISSUES ON SUNNAH 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
NAZARIYYAT AL-IBAHAH 'INDA AL-USULLIYIN 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2006/2007 2005/2006
QADAYA FIQHIYYAH MU'ASIRAH: CONTEMPORARY JURISTIC ISSUES 2009/2010
QAWA'ID WA FURUQ FIQHIYYAH: LEGAL MAXIMS & JURISTIC VARIATIONS 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (ARABIC) 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
SHARIAH AND ITS APPLICATION IN DAILY LIFE 2004/2005
STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE FIQH 2004/2005 2003/2004
TEXTUAL STUDIES IN USUL AL-FIQH 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
THE SHARI'AH 2002/2003
THEORY OF PERMISSIBILITY FROM USULI'S PERSPEC 2009/2010 2008/2009 2006/2007 2005/2006
USUL AL-FIQH 2000/2001
USULI PRINCIPLES AND JURISTIC DIFFERENCES 2011/2012 2010/2011 2004/2005


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2018 Issues in the Preservation of Patients' Rights in Malaysia: A Juristic Analysis in the Light of Maqasid al-Shari'ah
2015 - 2019 Decision-making Guidelines for Shari?ah Committee: A Comparison between al-ma?ayir al-shar?iyyah, AAOIFI and Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)
2014 - 2017 Legal Maxim: "Every Loan that Brings Benefit is Usury" : Its Related Issues and Implementation In Financial Transactions
2011 - 2013 Justification of War from Islamic Point of View: A Case Study of Bangladesh Liberation War (RU 2011)
2008 - 2011 Objectives of Jihad in Islam and Their Contemporary Implementations: A Case Study of Palestine
2008 - 2011 The Principles of Muslim Unity: A Comparative Analysis of Abu al-A'la al-Mawdudi and Sayyid Badi' al-Zaman Nursi's Views
2006 - 2006 Dreams in Islam: an Analysis of Their Truthfulness and Influence
2005 - 2006 Role of Zakah To Reduce Proverty: A Case Study Of Pusat Zakat Selangor, Malaysia
2005 - 2006 Possibility Of Conducting Ijma'ic Consensus In Modern Times
2004 - 2006 Evaluation And Classification Of Islamic Web Sites: Defining Web Site Metrics For An Islamic Information Gateway
- 2005 Adultery of One of the Spouses, as a Reason of Spreading Divorce: A Comparative Study Between Islamic Fiqh And Positive Law
On-Going
2016 - Present Shariah Standard for Converting Agro-Bank Malaysia into an Islamic Bank: An Analytical and Evaluation Study


Award & Recognition


12 Dec, 2015 Best Paper Award - 8th Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference International
18 Dec, 2013 Award for Fifteen Years of Service - IIUM University
13 Dec, 2012 Best Client Award - IIUM Library University
21 Feb, 2012 Receipient of a silver medal on the poster on the topic of" Zina Ahad al-Zawjayn min Asbab intishar al-Talaq: Dirasah Muqaranah bayna al-Fiqh al-Islami wa al-Qanun al-Wad`i al-Misri wa al-Maliyizi" In IRIIE 2012 - KIRKHS, IIUM University
31 May, 2004 Recipient of a certificate of ?The Best Lecturer, Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh Department for the Academic Year 2003/2004.? - KIRKHS, IIUM University


Publications


Article

2021 Universal maqäsid al-sharrah and their modern application: towards ensuring a peaceful and secured environment. Al-Hikmah International Journal for Islamic Studies & Human Sciences, 4 (4) pp. 466-495
2020 Articles of the mejelle on salam contract: juristic evaluation and applications. Jurnal Syariah, 28 (3) pp. 359-382
2020 حرية المرأة بين نصوص الوحي والمنظمات النسوية في بنغلاديش: دراسة تحليلية تقويمية = Freedom of women: a critical comparison between the women’s organisations in Bangladesh and the Islamic scripture. al-Burhān: Journal of Qur'an and Sunnah Studies, 4 (1) pp. 73-95
2019 Articles of the Mejelle on Istisna contract: juristic evaluation and applications. Journal of Shariah Law and Research, 4 (2) pp. 159-176
2019 Dana gas sukuk default: a juristic analysis of court judgement. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 12 (4) pp. 569-585
2019 Duties and decision-making for shariah committee: an overview of BNM = Tugas-tugas dan garis panduan dalam membuat keputusan bagi jawatankuasa shariah: satu gambaran umum BNM. Journal of Islam in Asia, 16 (3) pp. 300-318
2019 Framework for harm elimination in light of the Islamic legal maxims. Islamic Quarterly, 63 (2) pp. 233-272
2019 The financial distress of corporate personality: a perspective from fiqh. Intellectual Discourse, 27 (1) pp. 245-268
2019 The Financial Distress of Corporate Personality: A Perspective from Fiqh. Intellectual Discourse, 27 (1) pp. 245-268
2019 العلاقة بين الوقف والابتكار في ظل الرؤية الفقهية. Al Hikmah : International Journal of Islamic Studies and Human Sciences, 2 (3) pp. 1-28
2018 Dispute over the legality of codification of Islamic law: a critical analysis = Perselisihan tentang kesahihan kodifikasi undang-undang Islam: analisa kritikal. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (2) pp. 430-452
2018 Duties and decision-making guidelines for Shari'ah committee: an overview of AAOIFI. Intellectual Discourse, 26 (2) pp. 729-748
2018 Islamic ethics for mediation: a maqāṣidic analysis. The Islamic Quarterly, 62 (1) pp. 193-205
2018 Juristic differences over the implementation of qiṣāṣ against a Muslim who kills a non-Muslim. Arab Law Quarterly, 32 (4) pp. 185-203
2018 Legal maxim: “Every loan that brings benefit is usury,” its related issues and implementation in pre-Islamic and Malaysian financial transactions. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (1) pp. 204-227
2018 Medical ethics in the light of maqāṣid al-Sharīʿah: a case study of medical confidentiality. Intellectual Discourse, 26 (1) pp. 133-160
2018 قاعدة البراءة الأصلية وأثرها في اختيار الشيخ الألباني طهارة الدماء = The extent to which the judgment of two arbitrators is compulsory in the United Arab Emirate’s personal status law (2005): analytical juristic study. المجلة الدولية للبحوث الاسلامية والانسانية المتقدمة, 5 (7) pp. 50-70
2018 قاعدة: "لا ضر ولا ضرار" وتطبيقاتها في العلاقة بين الحاكم والمحكوم بدولة الامارات العربية المتحدة. المجلة الدولية للبحوث الاسلامية والانسانية المتقدمة, 8 (2) pp. 01-14
2018 مدى لزوم حكم الحكمين في قانون الاحوال الإماراتي م 2005: دراسة فقهية تحليلية. المجلة الدولية للبحوث الإسلامية والانسانية المتقدمة, 8 (2) pp. 28-46
2017 Khiyar Al-majlis (option of withdrawal before parting) in sale contract contemporary applications. Turkish Journal of Islamic Economics, 4 (2) pp. 37-50
2017 التحديات والإشكالات التي تواجه تطبيق صيغة الوقف المؤقت في ولايات مختارة في ماليزيا الصور المستحدثة وضوابطها = Challenges and problems facing the application of temporary Waqf in selected states in Malaysia: new issues and their guiding rules. Journal of King Abdulaziz University, Islamic Economics, 30 (3) pp. 291-314
2017 الرهنان الحيازي والرسمي في النظام المالي الإسلامي الماليزي دراسة فقهية تحليلية = Possessory and official mortgages in Malaysian Islamic monetary system: a fiqh analytical study = Gadaian Hiyazi dan gadaian rasmi dalam sistem kewangan Islam Malaysia: satu kajian analisis fiqh. at-Tajdid, 21 ((41)) pp. 133-155
2017 الوقف المؤقت: دراسة تأصيلية فقهية = Temporary endowment: a juristic Ta`sili study. Ulum Islamiyyah, 21 () pp. 121-139
2017 تجربة الوقف المؤقت: دراسة مقارنة بين دولة الكويت ودولة ماليزيا = Implementation of temporary Waqf: a comparative study between Kuwait and Malaysia. Jurnal Fiqh, 14 () pp. 75-98
2017 حقيقة الوقف المؤقت وحكمه ومصالحه = The nature of temporary Waqf, its ruling and public interest. Global Journal Al-Thaqafah (GJAT), 7 (2) pp. 175-187
2016 Islamic guiding principles for sustainable development: a case study of International Islamic school (IIS),IIUM. Journal of Islam in Asia, 13 (2) pp. 223-257
2016 Mutual consent in formation of financial contracts: a juristic analysis. Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management, 6 (4) pp. 9-26
2016 Sales subject to a condition in Islamic law: a juristic analysis. Jurnal Syariah, 24 (3) pp. 423-444
2016 Ta'bīd al-waqf wa ta'qītuhu fī wilāyāt mukhtārah fī Malaysia. Studia Islamika : Indonesian Journal for Islamic Studies, 23 (3) pp. 561-603
2016 The implementation of temporary endowment in Kuwait. Al-Jami`ah: Journal of Islamic Studies, 54 (2) pp. 477-503
2016 The origin and evolution of fiqh codification: a preliminary analysis = Asal-usul dan evolusi kodifikasi fiqh: satu analisis. Journal of Islam in Asia, 13 (1) pp. 194-219
2015 Criteria of Sharī‘ah supervisory committee: a comparative study between guidelines of Bangladesh Bank and Bank Negara Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 23 (Spec.I) pp. 453-473
2015 Islamic ethics and guidelines for using facebook: a maqasidic analysis. South East Asia Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law, 8 (4) pp. 17-31
2015 Islamic Ethics and Guidelines for Using Facebook: A Maqasidiq Analysis. South East Asia Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law, 8 (4) pp. 1-16
2015 Proposed Islamic ethics for food processing. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 8 (4) pp. 72-79
2013 Ethics of disagreement and its impacts on Muslim unity and IFTA. Hamdard Islamicus, XXXVI (3) pp. 49-63
2012 Animal ethics: an Islamic perspective (Etika dalam melayani binatang: satu perspektif Islam). QURANICA - International Journal of Quranic Research, 2 (2) pp. 57-66
2011 Engineering Ethics in Islam: An Evaluative and Comparative Study Between Cod of Ethics of Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh (IEB)and Code of Professional Conduct of Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM) . IIUM Engineering Journal, 12 (5) pp. 151-164
2011 Understanding the problems and prospects of the Muslim unity an analysis of Mawdudi's views . Journal of Islam in Asia, Spcl (2) pp. 422-433
2010 Possibility of conducting Ijma` in the contemporary world . Journal of Islamic Law Review, 6 () pp. 109-125
2009 Conditions of investment in Islamic jurisprudence and their contemporary implementation : a case study of Tabung Haji fund. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies, 2 (1) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2016 Misunderstanding about the Usuli Maxim "no Ijtihad in the presence of a text" and its clarifications. In: Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference (KLIBEL 9),
2016 Possession (qabd) in contemporary financial transactions: a Shari'ah perspective analysis. In: 11th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (ICIEF),
2015 Islamic code of conduct for mediation: a case study of the code of conduct of Malaysian Mediation Centre (MMC). In: 2nd International Conference on Management & Muamalah (ICOMM 2015),
2015 Islamic ethics and guidelines for using facebook: a maqasidic analysis. In: Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference 8 (KLIBEL8),
2015 Proposed Islamic ethics for food processing. In: Kuala Lumpur International Business, Economics and Law Conference 8 (KLIBEL8),
2014 Criteria of Shari`ah supervisory board: a comparative study between guidelines of Bangladesh Bank and Bank Negara Malaysia. In: 5th International Conference on Islamic Jurisprudence in the 21st Century 2014 ,
2013 Islamic conditions for sustainable development: A case study of International Islamic School (IIS), IIUM. In: International Conference on Islamization of Modern Science and Scientification of the Studies in Islamic Revealed Knowledge,
2013 Juristic disputes over implementation of Qisas against a muslim who kills a non-Muslim. In: National Conference on Human Rights in Islam: Issues and Challenges (CHRI2013),
2012 Code of medical ethics in Islam: a case study of the code of Medical Ethics of the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA). In: Intellectbase International Consortium,
2012 Islamic ethics of manufacturing. In: Intellectbase International Consortium,
Book Section

2015 Maqasid al-Shari'ah and their implications for non-Muslim minorities: the case of Malaysia. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), ISBN: 978-967-418-333-2, pp. 187-204
2015 The shari'ah objectives and their implications for non-Muslim minorities: the case of Malaysia. In: The Other Press, ISBN: 978-983-9541-98-4, pp. 187-204
2011 Marketing ethics in the financial market: an Islamic perspective. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181772, pp. 57-79
2011 Role of just retribution (qisas) and its alternatives to preserve the higher objectives of shari'ah. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225807, pp. 8-21
2011 The role of zakah in reducing poverty: a case study of Pusat Zakat Selangor, Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674181772, pp. 115-153
2011 استثمار أموال الزكاة وتطبيقاته في هيئة الزكاة في سلانجور (Istithmar amwal al-zakah wa tathbiqatihhi fi hai'ah al-zakah fi Salanjur) . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180669, pp. 289-306
2011 زنا أحد الزوجين من أسباب انتشار الطلاق : دراسة مقارنة بين الفقة الإسلامي والقانون الوضعي (zina ahad min al-zaujaini min asbab intisyar al-talaq: dirasah muqarinah bainaal-fiqh al-Islami) . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674180621, pp. 77-148
2009 Ethics for multinational JV projects for construction work. In: Thomas Telford Limited, ISBN: 9780727736512, pp. 41-50
Monograph

2017 Legal maxim “every loan that brings benefit is usury”: its related issues and implementation in financial transactions. In: ,