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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


thameem@iium.edu.my
5571


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Philosophy ~ Islamisation of Knowledge - Contemporary Islamic Thought
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Missionary and Propagation Studies - Da'wah Methodology
  • 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 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 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 2022/2023 2021/2022 2013/2014
CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN AQIDAH 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014 2012/2013 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2009/2010
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2021/2022 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 2011/2012 2010/2011
INTRODUCTION TO STUDY OF QUR'AN 2015/2016
INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF QUR'AN 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006
INTRODUCTION TO USUL AL-FIQH 2011/2012
ISLAM AND MODERN IDEOLOGIES 2017/2018
ISLAM AND MODERNITY 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
ISLAMIC `AQIDAH 1990/1991
ISLAMIC AQIDAH 2006/2007
ISLAMIC CALL: PRINCIPLES AND METHODS 2004/2005
ISLAMIC CRITICAL THINKING 2022/2023 2021/2022
ISLAMIC DA'WAH 2021/2022
ISLAMIC ETHICS 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999
ISLAMIC REVIVALISM:CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS 2019/2020 2018/2019
ISLAMIC REVIVALISM:PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS 2018/2019
ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2015/2016
ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC THOUGHT 2009/2010 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2000/2001
ISSUES IN ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004
ISSUES IN THE STUDY OF THE QUR'AN 2002/2003 2001/2002
LATER DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
MAJOR THEMES IN REVEALED RELIGIONS: JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM 2020/2021
METHODS OF DA'WAH 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2006/2007 2005/2006
METHODS OF DAKWAH 2016/2017 2011/2012
MODERN MUSLIM THINKERS 2014/2015
PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY 2016/2017
PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCES 2006/2007
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
RESEARCH PAPER I 2014/2015
RESEARCH PAPER II 2013/2014
SCIENCE OF THE QURAN 1995/1996
SCIENCES OF QUR'AN 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997
SCIENCES OF THE QURAN 1990/1991
SCIENCES OF THE QURAN I 1996/1997 1995/1996 1994/1995 1993/1994 1992/1993 1991/1992
STUDIES OF RELIGION 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
STUDY OF RELIGIONS 2017/2018
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
USUL AL-DIN I 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
USUL AL-DIN II 2011/2012 2010/2011
USULUDDIN 1 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2008/2009
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 - 2015 The Influence of Sayyid Qutb's Thought on Muslim in Malaysia
2011 - 2013 Sayyid Qutb's View Of Fiqh
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

2022 Sustainability through the lens of Islam. New Straits Times, 25 February 2022 () pp.
2021 A critique of Muḥammad Shahrūr’s views on the Qur’ān, the Ḥadīth corpus, Sharīᶜah, and early Islamic scholarship. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 8 (12) pp. 245-261
2021 Hindu views about Islam and Muslims in Malaysia: a case study of Selangor. Al-Itqan - Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, Special Issue (3) pp. 117-133
2021 Isalamophobia in India during the Covid-19 crisis: a surge of stigmatization, vilification and murder. Al-Shajarah: ISTAC Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization, 26 (1) pp. 71-98
2021 Islam says no to extremism, yes to moderation. New Straits Times, 4 December 2021 () pp.
2021 Islam symbolises sustainable peace. New Straits Times, 10 December 2021 () pp.
2021 Islam’s rahmah (compassion) as applied by Hadrat Muhammad Rasulullah khatam un nabiyyin sallallahu ‘alaihi wa ‘ala alihi wa ashabihi wa sallam. Hamdard Islamicus, 44 (2) pp. 9-35
2021 Prophet Muhammad - A mercy for humanity. New Straits Times, 24 December 2021 () pp.
2021 The worldview of Islam: reflections and clarifications. New Straits Times, 23 November 2021 () pp.
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

2021 Islam and extremism. ISTAC-IIUM Publications, ISBN: 978-983-9379-72-3
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
Monograph

2012 Introduction to the study of the Quran: issues, principles and method. In: s.n,