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Thameem Ushama

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Studies) - Doctor of Philosophy, Aligarh Muslim University
  • Master of Philosophy (Islamic Studies) - Masters Degree, Aligarh Muslim University
  • Master of Arts (Arabic and Literature) - Masters Degree, University of Madras
  • Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) - Bachelor Degree, University of Madras

Thameem Ushama (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Other's position:

Dean, International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilisation


thameem@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Missionary and Propagation Studies - Da'wah Methodology
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Philosophy ~ Islamisation of Knowledge - Contemporary Islamic Thought
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Religion and Society - Usuluddin, Sciences of the Qur'an, Islam and Modern Ideologies, Tafsir Studies


Teaching Responsibilities


'ULUM AL-QUR'AN 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2001/2002
AL-QURAN AND SUNNAH 1992/1993
BELIEF SYSTEMS AND IDEOLOGIES 2006/2007
COMPARATIVE RELIGION: QURANIC PERSPECTIVES 2013/2014 2012/2013
CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC MOVEMENTS 2013/2014
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN AQIDAH 2009/2010 2007/2008 2010/2011 2016/2017 2012/2013 2017/2018 2015/2016 2013/2014 2008/2009 2018/2019
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2009/2010
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2020/2021
HALAQAH 1 (BROTHER) 2003/2004
HALAQAH 1 (SISTERS) 2002/2003
HALAQAH 2 (BROTHER) 2003/2004
HALAQAH 2 (SISTER) 2002/2003
INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2010/2011 2011/2012
INTRODUCTION TO STUDY OF QUR'AN 2015/2016
INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF QUR'AN 2016/2017 2012/2013 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2011/2012 2014/2015 2010/2011 2009/2010 2013/2014
INTRODUCTION TO USUL AL-FIQH 2011/2012
ISLAM AND MODERN IDEOLOGIES 2017/2018
ISLAM AND MODERNITY 2014/2015 2020/2021 2017/2018 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2019/2020 2021/2022 2018/2019
ISLAMIC `AQIDAH 1990/1991
ISLAMIC AQIDAH 2006/2007
ISLAMIC CALL: PRINCIPLES AND METHODS 2004/2005
ISLAMIC ETHICS 2001/2002 2002/2003 1998/1999 1999/2000 2000/2001
ISLAMIC REVIVALISM:CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS 2018/2019 2019/2020
ISLAMIC REVIVALISM:PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS 2018/2019
ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2015/2016
ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC THOUGHT 2003/2004 2000/2001 2009/2010 2002/2003 2004/2005
ISSUES IN ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2007/2008 2006/2007 2004/2005 2008/2009 2003/2004 2009/2010 2005/2006
ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF THE QUR'AN 2001/2002 2002/2003
LATER DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT 2005/2006 2006/2007 2004/2005
MAJOR THEMES IN REVEALED RELIGIONS: JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM 2020/2021
METHODS OF DA'WAH 2016/2017 2005/2006 2006/2007 2017/2018 2015/2016
METHODS OF DAKWAH 2016/2017 2011/2012
MODERN MUSLIM THINKERS 2014/2015
PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY 2016/2017
PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCES 2006/2007
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2008/2009 2016/2017 2015/2016 2009/2010 2004/2005 2014/2015 2012/2013 2006/2007 2011/2012 2010/2011 2017/2018 2007/2008 2005/2006 2013/2014
RESEARCH PAPER I 2014/2015
RESEARCH PAPER II 2013/2014
SCIENCE OF THE QURAN 1995/1996
SCIENCES OF QUR'AN 2002/2003 2004/2005 1998/1999 1999/2000 2003/2004 2000/2001 1997/1998 2001/2002 1996/1997
SCIENCES OF THE QURAN 1990/1991
SCIENCES OF THE QURAN I 1996/1997 1991/1992 1993/1994 1994/1995 1992/1993 1995/1996
STUDIES OF RELIGION 2014/2015 2011/2012 2012/2013 2017/2018 2013/2014 2016/2017
STUDY OF RELIGIONS 2017/2018
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2001/2002 2005/2006 2002/2003 2004/2005 2003/2004 2006/2007
USUL AL-DIN I 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
USUL AL-DIN II 2010/2011 2011/2012
USULUDDIN 1 2012/2013 2008/2009 2011/2012 2010/2011
WORLD RELIGIONS II 2019/2020


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2018 Muslim Extremism with a Focus on the Concept of Takfir and from Western Perspective
2014 - 2016 Textbook Project, International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT, USA)
2011 - 2013 Sayyid Qutb's View Of Fiqh
2011 - 2015 The Influence of Sayyid Qutb's Thought on Muslim in Malaysia
2011 - 2011 Islamic Thought And Its Contemporary Relevance : A Study Of Selected Issues (KVC Project 2011)
2010 - 2012 Introduction to the Study of the Qur'an: Issues, Principles and Methods
2010 - 2011 The Need for Contemporary Understanding of the Qur'an: The Issue of Scientific Inimitable Ellipticism
2009 - 2011 Sovereignty of Allah: An Analysis of the Views of Selected Early Mufassirun
On-Going
2020 - Present Key Elements of Religious Extremism during the Era of Early Civilisation: A Study of Select Concept
2018 - Present Western and Quranic Civilization in the Discourse of Said Nursi Hayrat Foundation (5k)
2017 - Present International Seminar on Tawaquf Al-Quran (Hayrat Foundation, Turkey)


Publications


Article

2020 Islam: a religion of peace or force? an analysis based on the Qur’ an Sunnah and Islams heritage. Hamdard Islamicus, 43 (4) pp. 35-54
2020 Islamophobia in India: an exploration of its roots, rise and history. Al-Shajarah: Journal of The International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), 25 (1) pp. 1-29
2020 Jamāl al-Bannā’s deconstruction of Qur’ānic exegeses, the Ḥadīth corpus and sharīᶜah: a critical analysis. Journal of Islam in Asia, 17 (1) pp. 289-313
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 consequences of proliferation of Islamophobia in India and Muslims’ predicaments: an overview. Al-Itqan Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, (2) pp. 5-30
2019 A critique of Mohammed Arkoun's views on the Qur'an, sunnah and religious thought. Hamdard Islamicus, 42 (1&2 (January-June)) pp. 7-31
2019 Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s methodology for da’wah: an overview of certain principles = منهجية بديع الزمان سعيد نورسي للدعوة: نظرة عامة على بعض المبادئ. The Journal of Risale-i Nur Studies (مجلة دراسات رسائل النور), 1 (2) pp. 1-21
2018 Establishing an exemplary Islamic society (in Turkey): an analysis of Bediuzzaman Said Nursi's reform. Hamdard Islamicus, 41 (3-4 (July-December)) pp. 19-46
2018 Is Islam a religion of tolerance or intolerance? an analysis of the qur'an, sunnah and interpretations of selected muslim scholars. Islamic Quarterly, 62 (3) pp. 365-405
2018 Modernity’s impact on Muḥammad ᶜĀbid al-Jābirī’s understanding of religion, the Qur’ān and Sunnah, and legal injunctions: a critical analysis = Kesan permodenan terhadap pemahaman Muhammad ᶜĀbid al-Jābirī tentang agama, Quran dan Sunnah, serta undang-undang Islam analisis kritikal. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (2) pp. 285-311
2018 The phenomenon of Irhab (terrorism); meaning, history and causes. Al-Shajarah, 23 (1) pp. 1-40
2017 Historical roots of extremist and radical Islamist thinking. Intellectual Discourse, 25 (Special issue) pp. 527-551
2017 Muslim extremism from the perspective of Western scholars. The Islamic Quarterly, 61 (1) pp. 27-62
2017 The history of Sumaniyyah (Buddhism) and its doctrine in the Arabic-Islamic discourse: an analysis. Hamdard Islamicus, XL (2) pp. 7-34
2016 Extremism in contemporary Muslim life and the concept of Jama'ah. The Islamic Quarterly, 60 (1) pp. 1-32
2016 Redical Muslim fringe groups' recourse to Takfīr (accusing Muslims of infidelity) a critique. Hamdard Islamicus, 39 (4) pp. 7-42
2016 Views of Malaysian Muslim scholars on Sayyid Qutb's socio-religious writings. Islamic Quarterly, 60 (3 (Third Quarter)) pp. 369-388
2015 Is Islam a religion of ease or hardship? an analysis of the Muslim scripture and patterns of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be upon Him). Asian Social Science, 11 (1) pp. 51-66
2014 Is islam a religion of moderation or extremism? a study of key islamic teachings. Asian Social Science, 10 (8) pp. 184-197
2014 Sayyid Quṭb’s critique of Fiqh. Intellectual Discourse, 22 (2) pp. 215-232
2014 The phenomenon of extremism in religion in Muslim life: an analysis of its roots, causes and nature. Asian Social Science, 10 (14) pp. 239-253
2011 Issues in the understanding Muhkam and Mutashabih passages of the Qur'an. Al-Shajarah , 16 (1) pp. 85-112
2011 Major literary stylistic features of the Qur'an.. Al-Shajarah, 16 (2) pp. 181-225
2011 The need for contemporary understanding of the Qur’an: considering scientific method (al-manhaj al-'ilmi). Revelation and Science, 1 (3) pp. 35-49
2009 Issues in the understanding of the process of revelation of the Qur'an. Journal al-Bayan, 6 () pp.
2009 Non-muslims, Islam and muslims in Malaysia. Asian Profile, 37 (3) pp. 241-252
2009 The Qur'anic textual purity and authenticity: a diachronic analysis. Al-Shajarah , 15 (1) pp. 129-165
Conference or Workshop Item

2014 Religious co-existence in Bangladesh: an empirical study of Hindu perception of Hindu - Muslim relationship in Satkhira. In: 2nd International Conference On Creativity And Innovation For Sustainable Development 2014 (ICCI 2014),
Book

2018 Muslims in Myanmar. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-584-8
2017 Jainul Abideen’s approach to Qur’anic interpretation. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-610-4
2017 Maududi’s discourse on Ilóh, Rabb, Dôn and Ñibódah. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-604-3
2017 Religious co-existence in Malappuram. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-606-7
2017 Salafism in Kerala. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-605-0
2017 Social teachings of Catholic church and Islam. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-563-3
2017 Theological thoughts of Abu Ishaq Al-Shirazi. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-607-4
2013 History and sciences of the Qur'an. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674182922
Book Section

2019 Integration, Islamisation and relevantisation: the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-035-8, pp. 243-251
2019 Integration, Islamisation and relevantisation: the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-035-8, pp. 243-251
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 Tawhid: the bedrock and core message of Islamic da'wah. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-410-0, pp. 39-67
2015 Tawhid: the bedrock and core message of Islamic da'wah. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-410-0, pp. 39-67
2015 The Qur'an as a source of Islamic da'wah: understanding its history. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-410-0, pp. 68-115
2015 The Qur'an as a source of Islamic da'wah: understanding its history. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-410-0, pp. 68-115
2011 Nationalism in the discourses of Muslim revivalists. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225692, pp. 1-25
2011 The concept of Tawhid in the discourses of Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab and Sayyid Qutb. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225180, pp. 37-70