Staff Directory


Kabuye Uthman Sulaiman

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Thought) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilization (IIUM ISTAC)
  • Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Usul Al Din and Comparative Religion) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Kabuye Uthman Sulaiman (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


kabuye@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Kabuye Uthman Sulaiman is an Associate Professor with over 15 years of research and teaching at the Department of Fundamental and Inter-Disciplinary Studies, AbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He has held several positions at IIUM, such as academic advisor, deputy director of IIUM mosques, coordinator of knowledge and civilization in Islam, chairperson of both curriculum review and examinations and assessments at the department of fundamental and interdisciplinary studies, and editor-in-chief of Al-Risalah Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences. In addition to his academic work, Dr. Kabuye is also active in public outreach. He is one of the advisors to Persatuan al-Hunafa’ (Muslim Education and Welfare Centre), a non-profit and non-political organization dedicated to the promotion of greater understanding and appreciation of the innate beauty and universality of Islamic philosophy, principles, and practice, where he teaches Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence) and ‘Aqidah (Islamic Theology) to the general public every Sunday. He is also a guest speaker at Persatuan Darul Fitrah Malaysia (Darul Fitrah Association of Malaysia). He holds a PhD in Islamic Thought from IIUM. He has published numerous articles in International Refereed Journals and chapters in books on civilization, epistemology, worldview, and contemporary issues in Islam. He is the author of Distributive Justice: A Comparative Study of Sayyid Qutb, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, John Rawls and Robert Nozick, and editor of Knowledge and Civilization in Islam. He is frequently invited to speak at conferences, workshops, and other events. He has also appeared as a guest on IIUM TV and Bernama TV live. Before joining IIUM as an academic staff, Dr. Kabuye served as a part-time translator at Institut Terjemahan Malaysia (National Institute of Translation Malaysia) for ten years. In recognition of his services as one of the translators at the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) 2003 Summit, Kuala Lumpur, Dr. Kabuye was awarded a certificate of appreciation by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahadhir Mohamad. Dr. Kabuye's main research areas are Islamic worldview, Islamic epistemology, Islamic civilization, and contemporary issues.   


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ Islamic Political System - Humanities
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Quranic and Hadith Studies - Islamic Thought & Western Thought


Professional Membership


  • 2007: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Advisor, Chief-Editor of Al-Hunafa' Annual Magazine ), Persatuan Al-Hunafa'


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHILOSOPHY AND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2022/2023
BASIC PHILOSOPHYAND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2021/2022 2020/2021
CREATIVE THINKING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 2020/2021
ETHICS & FIQH FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 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
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
FAMILY MANAGEMENT 2022/2023 2021/2022
FAMILY MANAGEMENT & PARENTING 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
FAMILY MANAGEMENT AND PARENTING 2016/2017
ISLAM, KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION 2021/2022 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
Islam, Knowledge and Civilization 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
MALAY VIRTUE, HERITAGE AND MALAYSIAN SOCIETY 2019/2020
MALAY VIRTUES, HERITAGE AND MALAYSIAN SOCIETY 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2020/2021 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW, KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILIZATION 2021/2022 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2020 KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILISATION IN ISLAM
2018 - 2018 Knowledge and Civilization in Islam
2017 - 2021 The Interconnectedness of Knowledge and Civilization
2016 - 2018 A Survey on Islam and Liberalism
2016 - 2020 The Timeline of Malay Scholars from 1801-1900 A.D: A Preliminary Study
2016 - 2018 The Concept of Europe as a Cultural and Religious Identity
2016 - 2018 Iman Restoration Therapy: An Extension Studies on its Usefulness in the Preservation of Mental Health
2016 - 2020 A Study on Malaysia's Public Policies in Fostering Inclusive Development
2014 - 2016 Textbook Project, International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT, USA)
2013 - 2015 Adaptation and Validation of the Self Compassion Scale Among Muslims in Malaysia
2013 - 2015 Teaching of UNGS Courses to Undergraduate Students of International Islamic University Malaysia: A Critical Evaluation
2013 - 2014 Islam and its Role in Global Inter-Religious Dependence
2011 - 2012 Reading Vs Understanding The Qur'an : A Survey
2010 - 2011 Reading vs Understanding the Qur'an
2008 - 2011 The Concept of Al-Taw'iyah (volunteerism) in Islam and its Role in the Spiritual Development of Muslims
On-Going
2022 - Present ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVES ON KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILISATION
2017 - Present Integration of Knowledge between Religious and Modern Sciences : The Contribution of Beduizzaman Said Nursi (Hayrat Foundation, Turkey)


Publications


Article

2022 Character education: the role of Murabbi. IIUM Today, 15 September 2022 () pp.
2022 Civilisation, its concept, history, necessity, and various characteristics. Al-Hikmah International Journal of Islamic Studies and Human Sciences, 5 (4) pp. 163-197
2022 Editorial. Al-Risalah Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, 6 (1) pp. i-ix
2022 Islamic versus western conceptions of knowledge. Al-Hikmah International Journal of Islamic Studies and Human Sciences, 5 (4) pp. 198-229
2021 An exposition of the Islamic perspective of reflection: meaning, entailment and significance. International Journal of Management Studies and Social Science Research, 3 (Issue 4 July - August 2021) pp. 32-39
2021 An Islamic perspective on peaceful coexistence. European Journal of Theology and Philosophy, 1 (5) pp. 29-43
2021 Concept of civilisation: meaning and characteristics. IQRA JOURNAL: Theological and Religious Studies, 1 (1) pp. 26-37
2021 Editorial. Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, 5 (4) pp. 1-3
2021 The mission to develop godly individuals: an Islamic perspective. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 11 (8) pp. 799 -818
2020 Spiritual awakening through hardships and calamities. Alhunafa, 2020/21 () pp. 8-15
2020 The Islamic worldview of God, man and nature, and their relationships. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 8 (12) pp. 560-571
2020 The war against Covid-19: lessons and response. IIUM Emotional and Psychological Support Site, () pp.
2019 Salat: the most valuable divine gift to Muslims. Al-Hunafa Magazine, Issue 2019/20 () pp. 5-9
2018 An exposition to the understanding of liberalism. Scholars Journal of Economics, Business and Management (SJEBM), 5 (1 (January 2018)) pp. 80-88
2018 Meaning, classification, epistemological foundation and significance of worldview. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 6 (7) pp. 1318-1327
2018 The criteria of anagogical methods in Tafsīr al-Alusi. Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge And Human Sciences (ARJIHS), 2 (3) pp. 106-127
2018 Types and benefits of sadaqah. Al-Hunafa' Magazine - Spending in the Way of Allah, () pp. 6-14
2018 الغزو العراقي لدولة الكويت عام 1990م قراءة جديدة في الأسباب والعوامل = Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990: a new reading of causes and factors = Penjajahan Iraq ke Kuwait pada tahun 1990: pembacaan punca dan faktor baru. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (2) pp. 231-262
2017 Al-Salam: Meaning and significance. Al-Hunafa Magazine, na (2016/17) pp. 6-12
2017 An Islamic perspective on the protection of the mind and attainment of happiness. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 6 (1) pp. 44-50
2016 Civilization: history, description, common characteristics and importance. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 5 () pp. 27-38
2016 Moral responsibility of man as khalifah: an exposition of the foundations of a just order. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 9 (5) pp. 190-197
2015 Mosques as a symbol of Islamic civilization: its role and function. International Journal of Muslim Unity, 13 (1 & 2) pp. 1-11
2015 Whither the best ummah: what has gone wrong?. Al-Hunafa, () pp. 9-11
2014 Conference Report. Intellectual Discourse, 22 (2) pp. 255-257
2014 Importance of youth as a stage of human existence and the role of early Muslim youth in the expansion of Islam. Al-Hunafa, (15) pp. 6-8
2014 Role of the Qur'an in the transformation of human society. Revelation and Science, 4 (1) pp. 1-13
2013 Salat: Axis of a Muslim. Al-Hunafa', 2012/1 () pp. 7-11
2013 Success model of unity of the ummah : the Medina era. Al-Hunafa, (14) pp. 12-14
2011 The Role and Significance of Religion in Human Life with Particular Emphasis on Islam. International Journal of Muslim Unity, 6 (1/2) pp. 5-60
2011 The spirit of Islam from pre-birth to after death. Al-Hunafa', 2011 (12) pp. 6-11
2009 Death: an Islamic perspective. Al-Hunafa Newsletter, (Mhrm) pp. 9-10
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 The inclusion of cultural diversity in IIUM’s mission and vision: challenges and solutions. In: Scholarship Advancement Project -SAP 2022,
2021 How to choose a topic and prepare a good research proposal for topics on integration of knowledge for a master or Ph.D. thesis in the field of Islamic studies or Islamic revealed knowledge. In: First IIIT regional workshop on preparing research proposals: for topics on integration of knowledge,
2021 How to choose a topic and prepare a good research proposal for topics on integration of knowledge for a master or Ph.D. thesis in the field of Islamic studies or Islamic revealed knowledge. In: 2nd IIIT Regional Workshop on Writing Research Proposal,
2021 Peaceful co-existence as a tool for development of the muslim society. In: IUIU 34th Annual Ramadhan Convention,
2021 Peaceful Coexistence and its Implication to Al-Falah – Human Salvation, Happiness and Well-being. In: Online Workshop on “Emergence and Issues in Islamic Philosophy”,
2020 The Islamic worldview of god, man and the world, and their relationships. In: Symposium on Interdisciplinary Islamic Research (Scholarship Advancement Project 2020),
2019 The Islamic vision of social transformation and societal development. In: International Conference On Religion, Governance And Sustainable Development (ICRGD 2019),
2018 إمارة دبي): لمحة تاريخية مقاصدية نماذج وقفية إماراتية = Historical and maqasid overview of U.A.E Waqf: a case of Emirate of Dubai. In: International Conference on Religion, Culture and Governance in the Contemporary World (ICRCG 2018),
2017 An Islamic perspective on the protection of the mind and attainment of happiness. In: Maqasis al-Shariah as the Guiding Principles of the Past, Present and Future Life,
2017 The interconnectedness of knowledge and civilization. In: IRKHS-IIIT Islamisation Conference,
2016 Civilization: history, description, common characteristics and importance. In: 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations (KLiiSC2 2016),
2016 Moral responsibility of man as khalifah: an exposition of the foundations of a just order. In: Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations Conference 2016 (KLIISC),
2015 The fundamental differences between the Islamic and secular conceptions of knowledge: an exposition of the themes of the first revelation to Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). In: Seminar Wahyu Asas Tamadun IV Peringkat Antarabangsa (SWAT 2015),
2014 Infusing creativity in teaching and learning: an Islamic approach. In: 2nd International Conference on Creativity and Innovation for Sustainable Development (IICI 2014),
2014 Mosque as symbol of Islamic civilization: its role and function. In: 2nd World Conference on Islamic Thought & Civilization (WCIT2014 ),
2013 The Qur'an and its role in the transformation of Arabian society. In: 3rd International Seminar of Wahyu Asas Tamadun 2013 (SWAT2013): Quran: Melonjak Transformasi Ummah,
2012 Importance and requirements of implementation of Shari'ah in a secular state. In: International Seminar on the Implementation of Islamic Law within Indonesian System of law,
2012 The Qur’an as a transformation factor: A survey on Reading vs Understanding the Qur’an among the students of the International Islamic University Malaysia. In: World Conference on Islamic Thought and Civilization 2012: Contemporary Challenges and Realities,
2011 Distributive justice : a comparative analysis. In: Religious and Philosophical Texts : Re-reading, Understanding and Comprehending Them in the 21st Century (International Symposium),
2011 Volunteerism from Islamic perspective. In: International Conference on Humanities,
Book

2017 Knowledge and civilisation in Islam. International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia & International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0
2010 Ethics and fiqh for everyday life: an Islamic perspective. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789675272523
2009 Islam: knowledge and civilization. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789833855667
Book Section

2022 Exploring the relationship between ethics and knowledge in Islam. In: Ultimate Print Sdn Bhd, ISBN: 978-967-19771-1-8, pp. 20-44
2021 Islamic reflection on the value and importance of time. In: The Writers Resources, ISBN: 978-967-25934-1-6, pp. xiii-xxii
2019 (لمحة تاريخية مقاصدية لنماذج وقفية إمراتية )ـمارة دبي - Historical and maqasid overview of UAE Waqf: a case of Emirate of Dubai. In: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-17067-8-7, pp. 260-289
2019 Giving in Islam. In: Yayasan Rosni Noor, ISBN: 978-967-13919-3-8, pp. xv-xxiii
2019 Giving in Islam. In: Yayasan Rosni Noor, ISBN: 978-967-13919-3-8, pp. xv-xxiii
2019 Internalization of khushu' in salat. In: Persatuan al-Hunafa, ISBN: 978-967-17426-0-0, pp. 2-9
2018 Human heart from the perspective of the Qur'an and Hadith. In: Yayasan Rosni Noor, ISBN: 978-967-13919-2-1, pp. xiii-xix
2017 Civilisation: history, description, common characteristics and importance. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia & International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0, pp. 113-140
2017 Ethical axioms of learning in Islam: special reference to Abu Al-Hasan Al-Mawardi’s adab al-‘ilm. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia Malaysia and International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0, pp. 79-97
2017 Ethical axioms of learning in Islam: special reference to Abu Al-Hasan Al-Mawardi’s adab al-‘ilm. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia Malaysia and International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0, pp. 79-97
2017 Islamic worldview of life. In: Yayasan Rosni Noor, ISBN: 9789671391914, pp. 1-8
2017 Liberalism: a secular worldview. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia, ISBN: 978-9671562277, pp. 325-345
2017 The fundamental differences between the Islamic and secular conceptions of knowledge. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia Malaysia and International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0, pp. 55-77
2017 The mosque as a symbol of Islamic civilisation: its role and function. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia & International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0, pp. 201-218
2017 Trust (Amanah). In: The International Institute of Islamic Thought (East and South East Asia) & International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-14480-9-0, pp. 47-66
2015 The fundamental differences between the Islamic and Secular conceptions of knowledge: an exposition of the themes of the first revelation to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). In: Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-440-227-3, pp. 49-65
2012 Distributive justice : who gets what and how. In: Sultanbeyli Belediyesi, ISBN: 978-605-89744-4-9, pp. 297-315
2011 Voluntarism: an Islamic perspective. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-0225-63-0, pp. 141-167
2009 Islamic civilisation: meaning, origin and distinctive characteristics . In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789833855667, pp. 57-126
Monograph

2012 Reading vs understanding the qur’an: a survey. In: s.n,