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Abdul Latif Bin Abd. Razak

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Civilisation) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Arts (Islamic Civilization) - Masters Degree, International Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilization (IIUM ISTAC)
  • Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Abdul Latif Bin Abd. Razak (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Other's position:

Head of Department, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences


al_nuha@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Ph.D in Islamic Civilization (ISTAC) - Specializing in Western & Islamic Psychology. Ph.D Dissertation "A Semantic Study of Anxiety in Arabic Literature and its Psychotherapy in the Works of Selected Early Muslim Scholars". Supervisor: Prof. Malik Badri.
M.A. Islamic Civilization (ISTAC) - Specializing in Islamic Psychology. Thesis on "Al-Hakim al-Tirmidhi's Conception of the Human Psyche". Supervisor: Professor Dr. Malik Badri.
B.A. (Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage)Specializing in Fiqh and Its Usul. International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Majoring in Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh. Minoring in Psychology.
Invited Guest for Forum Bicara al-Din and Motivasi Pagi Radio IKIM, dan ANDA MUSYKIL TV1 and Traxx FM, RTM.
Member of the Association of Darussalam Islamic Healing.
Conducting programme and workshops for various groups including government departments, hospital staff, university lecturers and support staffs, teachers, and students.
Conducting training and motivation programmes as well as delivering lectures on motivations, academic excellence, values management and work performance for government and private agencies.
Has presented many papers at various seminars/conferences at national and international levels as well as published articles in journals, proceedings, magazines and newspapers.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Psychology ~ Counselling and Psychotherapy - ISLAMIC AND WESTERN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY


Professional Membership


  • 2010 - 2010: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Darussalam Islamic Healing Association
  • 2014 - 2016: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Perubatan Alternatif Darussalam


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHILOSOPHYAND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2021/2022
CREATIVE THINKING & PROBLEM SOLVING 2011/2012
CREATIVE THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
ETHICS & FIQH FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 2017/2018 2012/2013 2014/2015 2019/2020 2013/2014 2011/2012 2015/2016 2020/2021 2018/2019
ETHICS AND FIQH FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 2016/2017
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020 2021/2022
ISLAM, KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION 2017/2018 2012/2013 2011/2012 2014/2015
ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2016/2017
KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION IN ISLAM 2021/2022
PROJECT PAPER 2013/2014 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2014/2015
PSYCHOLOGY FROM ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE 2019/2020
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2012/2013 2013/2014 2011/2012 2014/2015 030201 2015/2016
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW, KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILIZATION 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2018 Ethics and Fiqh for Everyday Life
2017 - 2021 Constructing and Validating An Islamic Spiritual Enhancement Module For Mental Health In Psychology Stress ( International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) )
2016 - 2018 Iman Restoration Therapy: An Extension Studies on its Usefulness in the Preservation of Mental Health
2014 - 2016 Textbook Project, International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT, USA)
2014 - 2016 Mental Health: A Contrastive Analysis between Western and Islamic Psychologies
2013 - 2016 The Phenomena of Islamic Nasyid Groups in Malaysia: Establishment, Impacts and Challenges : A case Study of Rabbani, Raihan and Hijjaz
2013 - 2015 Adaptation and Validation of the Self Compassion Scale Among Muslims in Malaysia
2012 - 2013 The Relationship Between Job Stress And Life Satisfaction Among Non-Academic University Staffs.
2011 - 2012 Existential Meaning, Burnout And Cultural Differences Among Universities Staff
2008 - 2012 Iman Restoration Therapy(IRT): A New Counseling Approach and It's Usefulness in Developing Personal Growth of Malay Adolescent Clients
On-Going


Publications


Article

2019 Mental health and psychotherapy: a comparison between Western and Islamic scripturally based psychologies. al-Burhan: Journal of Qurʾān and Sunnah Studies, 3 (2) pp. 15-33
2018 Creativity in Islamic entertainment: a case study of Malaysian nashid groups (Rabbani, Raihan and Hijjaz) = Kreativiti dalam hiburan Islam: kajian kes kumpulan nasyid Malaysia (Rabbani, Raihan and Hijjaz). Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (2) pp. 500-519
2018 The impacts of religious identity on the relationship between workplace stress and inner meaning fulfillment among non-academic staff in Malaysia. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (3: Special Issue: Integration of Islamic Revealed Knowledge into Humanities and Social Sciences) pp. 401-419
2017 Less politicking and more thinking is needed to revive the Islamic civilization. Journal of Yeni Turkiye, 95/2017 () pp. 279-288
2014 Obsessive-compulsive disorder: its what and how from an Islamic perspective. Global Journal Al-Thaqafah, 4 (1) pp. 7-15
2012 Psychology from the Islamic perspective. By Aisha Utz. Riyadh: International Islamic Publishing House, 2011, pp. 351. ISBN: 978-603-501-108-2 (Paperback). Intellectual Discourse, 20 (1) pp. 113-127
2011 Iman Restoration Therapy (IRT): a new counseling approach and its usefulness in developing personal growth of Malay adolescent clients. Revelation and Science, 1 (3) pp. 97-107
2011 Meaning in life among Muslim students. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 30 () pp. 743-747
2011 The impacts of globalization on mental disorders : an effective solution from Islamic perspective . Journal of Islam in Asia, Spcl (2) pp. 477-490
2010 Moral improvement (Islox al- Akhloq): revisiting the prophetic method in the midst of materialistic tendencies. Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics, 20 (6 SupB) pp. 248
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Exploring the effectiveness of the Islamic Spiritual Enhancement Module (ISEM) in reducing stress among university students.. In: Scholarship Advancement Project Seminar 2020,
2018 Science & spirituality: an Islamic perspective. In: Lecture to Chinese Muslim Students of Jannahedu International Sdn.Bhd.,
2017 Mental health: a contrastive analysis between western and Islamic psychologies. In: The International Conference on Interdisciplinary Quranic Studies,
2016 Less politicking and more thinking is needed to revive the Islamic civilization. In: 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations (KLiiSC2 2016),
2016 The impact of religious identity on the relationship between workplace stress and inner meaning fulfillment among non-academic staff in a public university in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference on Social Sciences Research (ICSSR 2016),
2015 Preservation and the restoration of mental health from the Qur'anic perspective. In: Seminar Wahyu Asas Tamadun IV Peringkat Antarabangsa (SWAT 2015),
Book

2021 Spiritual therapy : an islamic perspective. International Institute for Muslim Unity (IIMU) Islamic Book Trust International Institute for Muslim Unity, ISBN: 9789670526942
2019 Spiritual health: conceptual, philosophical and practical aspect of iman restoration theraphy. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-016-7
2017 Ethics & fiqh for everyday life. The International Institute of Islamic Thought (East and South East Asia), ISBN: 978-967-14480-9-0
Book Section

2017 Interpersonal ethics. In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought (East and South East Asia) & International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-14480-9-0, pp. 151-170
2017 Man in the Qur'an and Sunnah. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-7-7, pp. 247-271
2015 Preservation and the restoration of mental health from the Qur'anic perspective. In: Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, ISBN: 978-967-440-227-3, pp. 358-373
2011 Iman restoration therapy: a study of why, what and how. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225180, pp. 1-19
2011 The Islamic worldview on the preservation and restoration of mental health. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-0225-63-0, pp. 77-96