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Fatmir Shehu

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Usul Al-Din & Comparative Religion - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master in Arabic Language & Literature - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor in Arabic Language & Linguistic - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Fatmir Shehu (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


fatmir@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile














Dr. Fatmir Shehu 
Deputy Director,
International Institute for Muslim Unity
International Islamic University Malaysia 

Associate Professor
Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion, 
Abdulhamid Abusulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA


Academic/Professional Qualifications


Ph.D. in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion, IIUM, 2007 
M.A. in Arabic Linguistics, IIUM, 2002 
B.A. in Arabic Language & Literature, IIUM, 1999



Expertise

Inter-Religious Dialogue, Qur'anic and Sunnah Studies, Textual Studies, Comparative Religion, Religion and Modernization, Moral-Ethical Studies, Religious Thought, Mysticism, Theology.  

Research Interests 
Islamic & Religious Studies, Inter-Religious Dialogue, Qur'anic and Sunnah Studies, Comparative & Religious Ethics, Muslim and Western Scholarship in Comparative Religion, Ethnic & Minority Studies, European Cultural Studies, Orientalism and Peace & Tolerance.  

Emails: fatmir@iium.edu.my and shehu.fatmir@gmail.com 

Contact No.: Office: 03-6421 5587    /  HP: 016-3989058

                                

Profile
Dr. Fatmir Shehu (1973-....), an Albanian citizen, received his B.A (hons) and M.A. degrees from IIUM in Arabic Language/Linguistics and Ph.D. degree from IIUM in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion. He has presented in many conferences hosted by different countries, like, Malaysia, Turkey, Austria, Albania, and so on. Also, he has written certain papers in the field of Inter-religious and Inter-Faith Coexistence and Dialogue, Comparative Religion, Religious Ethics, Sufism, Mysticism, Civilization. 

Among his publications: “Nostra Aetate and the Islamic Perspective of Inter-Religious Dialogue (Book-English-2008)”; “Ethics and Fiqh for Everyday Life: An Islamic Perspective (Book-English-2010);” "The Aspects of the Adverbs in the Qur'an. (Book, Arabic-2017);" "Bakr Abu Zayd's Methodology Towards the Concept of "Unity of Religion" through his Book al-Ibtal. (Book, Arabic-2017);" “Hiwar al-Adyan bayna al-Qur’an and al-Tatbiqat al-Muasirah (Arabic-2009);” “The Concept of Religious Experience: A Qur’anic Perspective (English-2009);” “The Impact of Istanbul on the Construction of Albania's Religious and Cultural Coexistence. (English-2010);” “The Role of Religion in Shaping Moral Character: Islamic and Catholic Perspectives (English-2011);” “THE MYSTICAL BEKTASHI ORDER: The Founder, Growth and Core of Its Teachings (English-2012);” “The Influence of Islam on Albanian Culture (English-2012);” “The Methodology of Ibn Hazm in Comparative Religion with Special Reference to his Master Piece al-Fasl Fi al-Milal wa al-Ahwaa’ wa al-Nihal, (English-2013);” “Inter-religious Dialogue and Contemporary Peace-Building: From Hostility to Mutual Respect and Better Understanding (English-2014);” “Gender Equality and the Participation of Muslim Women in Education and Work: A Critical Analysis. (English-2015);” "The Awaited Mahdi and the Situation of Ummah: Analytical Study. (Arabic-2016);” “Islam - The future civilization of mankind: Challenges and Responses, (English-2016);” Methodology of Prophetic Da‘wah and Its Relevance to Contemporary Global Society. (English-2017);” The Concept of Europe as a cultural identity. (English-2017);” “The scholarship of inter-faith engagement in the writings of selected contemporary Muslim scholars. (English-2017);” “The role of inter-religious dialogue in promoting Islamic education to the Europeans. (English-2017);” “PAUL: The Transition from Nazarenism to Christianity. (English-2018);” “The Position of Shaikh Bakr Abu Zayd from the concept of “Unity of religions” (Arabic-2018);” “Deen al-Fitrah (Primordial religion): Nurturing Inter-Religious Dialogue and Beyond in al-Faruqi’s Thoughts. (English-2018);” “A Critical and Analytical Study of Irfan Abdul Hamid Fattah’s Book Judaism: A Historical Overview and Modern Movements in Judaism. (Arabic-2018);” “Revival of Islam through Tajdid (Renewal) and Islah (Reform) tendencies in the post-communist Albania. (English- 2019);” “‘Revisiting the Ancient Persian Religion of Zoroastrianism: Its Founder and Sacred Scripture. (English-2020); and “The Notion of “Islamic Unity” in the Thought of al-Imam Muhammad bin 'Abdu-Allah al-Khalili through Selected Texts from his Correspondences. (Arabic-2020), Exploring al-Manhaj al-Qurani (The Qur'anic methodology) in Dealing with other Religions: An Analysis of Selected Verses (2020), Exploring the Prophet (PBUH)'s Methodology in Dealing with other Religions based on Selected Historical Incidents during the Time of Revelation (2020); Investigating Abu Isa al-Warraq's Methodology in the Study of Christian Doctrine of Trinity based on His al-Radd 'Ala al-Tathlith (the Response to Trinity) (2021). 

Dr. Fatmir Shehu is appointed since 2019 as Chief Editor, South Asian Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (SARJHSS), and as a Member of Editorial Team, since 2020, Journal of Al-Tajdid, KIRKHS, IIUM.  Besides, he has been appointed as a Reviewer by well-known journals. 

Dr. Fatmir Shehu has been appointed as IIUM Internationalisation Ambassador (Albania/Balkans/Kosovo/ Bosnia/Serbia/Macedonia) by the Rector of International Islamic University Malaysia under Deputy Rector (Internationalisation & Innovation and Community Relation), 1st October 2014 until 31st December 2015, and 1st July 2012 until 30th June 2013. He has been advisor to AQSA CLUB.

Dr. Fatmir Shehu is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). 
  


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Christian Theology (Including Biblical Studies and Church History) - This are of expertise deals with the study of Christian major teachings and especially Christian theology. It covers the historical development of Christian Theology and the contribution of Paul towards the main Theological Concept of Christianity, like the Creeds, the Concept of Trinity, God - the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Original Sin, Redemption, Salvation, Eschatology, and the Sacraments. All these are considered as the fundamental teachings of Christianity.
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Mysticism - This area of expertise deals with issues related with Mysticism as practiced by religious communities in general and the Muslim community in particular. A clear distinction is done between the approved and disapproved mysticism. What kind of mysticism is allowed to be followed and practiced as well as which type of mysticism is nullified.
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Religion and Modernisation - This Area of expertise deals with the Western Methodologies of Comparative Religion employed by the Western Scholars through their Historical, Philosophical, Anthropological, Sociological, Psychological, Phenomenological, Religious and Epistemological study of religion. These methodologies were developed starting with the Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, and Modernism. Most of the scholars who used these methodologies in the study of religion made use of Darwin's theory of Evolution. Thus, religion is considered as a human product that evolved from the lowest stage to the highest one.


Teaching Responsibilities


AL-DA'WAH AL-ISLAMIYYAH (ISLAMIC DA'WAH) 2023/2024
BASIC PHILOSOPHY AND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2022/2023
COMPARATIVE ETHICS 2023/2024 2022/2023 2019/2020 2018/2019
COMPARATIVE RELIGION 2016/2017
ETHICS & FIQH FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 020901
ETHICS AND FIQH IN EVERYDAY LIFE 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2023/2024
FAMILY MANAGEMENT 2023/2024 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
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
INTER-RELIGIOUS DIALOGUE 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
INTRO. TO RESEARCH METHODOLOGY(ARABIC) 2008/2009
ISLAM AND RELIGIOUS PLURALISM 2017/2018
ISLAM, KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION 2013/2014 2008/2009
ISLAMIC DA'WAH 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018
ISLAMIC ETHICS 2012/2013
ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2019/2020
ISSUES IN ISLAMISATION OF KNOWLEDGE 2019/2020
MAJOR THEMES IN REVEALED RELIGIONS: JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM 2018/2019 2017/2018
MAJOR THEMES IN REVEALED RELIGIOUS: JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM 2016/2017
METHODS OF DA'WAH 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
MUSLIM SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION 2016/2017 2015/2016
PRACTICUM 2018/2019
QUR'ANIC PERSPECTIVE OF OTHER RELIGIONS 2011/2012
QUR'ANIC VIEW OF OTHER RELIGION 2015/2016
READINGS IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER I 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER II 2023/2024 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
STUDIES OF RELIGION 2017/2018 2011/2012
STUDY OF RELIGIONS 2017/2018
STUDY OF RELIGIONS I 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
STUDY OF RELIGIONS II 2013/2014
TEXTUAL READING IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION I (CLASSICAL) 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
TEXTUAL READING IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION II (CONTEMPORARY) 2014/2015
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008
WESTERN METHODOLOGIES OF COMPARATIVE RELIGION 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
WESTERN SCHOLARSHIP IN COMPARATIVE RELIGION 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015
WORLD RELIGIONS I 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019


Supervision


الأقوال العقائدية لآباء الكنيسة قبل مجمع نيقية والأناجيل الأربعة: دراسة تحليلية.
The Doctrinal Sayings Of Church Fathers Before The Council Of Nicaea And The Four Gospels: An Analytical Study..
Ph.D Completed 2023 Supervisor Supervisory Committee
موقف التوراة والأناجيل والقرأن من الإرهاب: دراسة مقارنة.
The Stance Of Torah, The Gospels And The Quran Regarding Terrorism : A Comparative Religion.
Ph.D Completed 2019 Member Supervisory Committee
التسامح الفكري في الدعوة إلى الله عند سماحة الشيخ أحمد بن حمد الخليلي مفتي سلطنة عمان: دراسة تحليلية نقدية.
Intellectual Tolerance In The Islamic Call In The View Of Sheikh Ahmad Bin Hamad Al-Khalili, The Mufti Of Oman: Acritical Analysis.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Member Supervisory Committee
منهج الدعوة عند أبي الأعلى المودودي وإسماعيل راجي الفاروقي: دراسة مقارنة.
Abu Al-A'Ala Al-Maududi And Isla'Il Al-Faruqi On Da'Wah Methodologies-Comparative Study.
Ph.D Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
منهج تناول اليهودية عند أحمد شلبي وعرفان عبد الحميد دراسة مقارنة .
Methodology Of Ahmad Shalabi And Irfan Abdul Hamid Fattah In The Writing In Judaism: Comparative Study.
Ph.D Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
عقيدة الثالوث بين الوثنية والنصرانية من الموقف الإسلامي: دراسة تحليلية مقارنة.
The Doctrine Of The Trinity Between Paganism And Christianity From The Islamic Stance: A Comparative Analytical Study.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Main Supervisor
History Of Methodology Of Islamic Da'Wah The Hui Muslims During The Ming-Qing Dynasties And Republic Of China: A Comparative Analysis.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Main Supervisor
Religious Pluralism In Contemporary Malaysia: Muslim And Christian Perspectives.
Ph.D Completed 2018 Co-supervisor
منهج تناول اليهودية عند أحمد شلبي وعرفان عبد الحميد دراسة مقارنة .
Methodology Of Ahmad Shalabi And Irfan Abdul Hamid Fattah In The Writing In Judaism: Comparative Study.
Ph.D Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
المنهج الدعوي عند الإمام محمد بن عبدالله الخليلي من خلال المراسلات: دراسة تحليلية.
The Method Of The D'Awah Of Imam Mohammed Bin Abdul Al-Khalili Through Correspondence: An Analytical Study.
Ph.D Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
العلاقة بين الصحة النفسية والمواقف المدرسية وأثرها على التحصيل الدراسي لدى طلبة ‏المدارس في ‏محافظة شمال الباطنة في سلطنة عمان.
The Relationship Between Mental Health And School Attitudes And Their Impact On Academic Achievement Among School Students In Al Batinah North In Sultanate Of Oman.
Ph.D Completed 2021 Co-supervisor
استكشاف التوقعات المستقبلية للشباب دراسة: الأمل والتحديات لدى طلبة جامعة السلطان قابوس بسلطنة عمان.
Exploring The Future Orientation Among Adolescents: A Case Study Of Hope And Challenges At Sultan Qaboos University Students In The Sultana Of Oman.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
Understanding And Practice Of Rahmah And Karuna: A Case Study Of Selected Muslims' And Buddhists’ Institutions In Klang Valley.
Ph.D Completed 2024 Co-supervisor
انتشار الديانة الز ردشتية وأثرىا في إقليم كوردستان – العراق )من سنة 15 20 م إلى 9 201 م(: دراسة تحليلية ميدانية .
The Spread Of Zoroastrianism And Its Effect On Kurdistan Region - Iraq (2015-2019): Field And Analytical Study .
Ph.D In Progress Supervisor Supervisory Committee
مقاصد أركان الإیمان ودورھا في بناء شخصیة المسلملم The Purposes of the Pillars of Faith and Their Role in Building the Personality of a Muslim.
The Purposes Of The Pillars Of Faith And Their Role In Building The Personality Of A Muslim.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
The Religious And Social Functions Of Masjids In Sri Lankar: A Study Of Selected Masjids In Sabragamuwa Provience.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Islamic Identity Among Muslim Youth In Serbia: An Analytical Study.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Ecological Philosophy Is Islam And Cristianity: A Comparative Study Of Al-Ghazali And Thomas Aquinas.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Management Of Prophetic Sirah Discourse In Muslim Minority Countries: A Case Study Of Da'Wah Organizations In Sri Lanka.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
انتشار الديانة الز ردشتية وأثرىا في إقليم كوردستان – العراق )من سنة 15 20 م إلى 9 201 م(: دراسة تحليلية ميدانية .
The Spread Of Zoroastrianism And Its Effect On Kurdistan Region - Iraq (2015-2019): Field And Analytical Study .
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
A Study Of Muslim Scholars' Perspectives Of Buddha And Buddhism Through The Concept Of Ahlu El Kitab: Towards An Islamic Framework Of Understanding & Tolerancedate.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
The Role Of Interreligious Dialogue In Promoting Friendly Social Relationships: A Case Study Of Selected Buddhist And Muslim Organizations In Sri Lanka.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
موقف اليهودية والنصرانية والإسلام من التطرف الديني: دراسة مقارنة.
The Position Of Jewdaism, Christianity And Islam From Religious Extremism: Comparative Study.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
مقاصد أركان الإیمان ودورھا في بناء شخصیة المسلملم The Purposes of the Pillars of Faith and Their Role in Building the Personality of a Muslim.
The Purposes Of The Pillars Of Faith And Their Role In Building The Personality Of A Muslim.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Indian Thought And Its Effect To Islamic Thought.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Islamic Identity Among Muslim Youth In Serbia: An Analytical Study.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
The Impact Of The Conversion Experience And The Immediate Post-Conversion Experience On The Understanding And Practice Of Islam Among African And Filipino New Muslim In Bahrain .
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
مفهوم التعارف الحضاري في الاسلام ومدي تحققه بين الشعوب الاسلامية الكورد والعرب في العراق أنموذجا.
The Concept Of Civilizational Acquaintance In Islam And The Extent Of Its Applicability Among The Muslims: Kurds And Arabs In Iraq As Examples.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
The Islamic D'Awah In China Under The Light Of Study And Analysis Of The Book Zheng Jiao Zhen Quan By Wang Dai Yu (In Arabic).
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
Integration Of Islamic Knowledge In The Curriculum Of Goverment Secondary Schools Of Bangladesh.
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
اﻟﻤﻔﻜﺮ اﻹﺳﻼﻣﻲ اﻟﺼﯿﻨﻲ ﻟﯿﻮ ﺗﺸﻲ واﻟﻜﻮﻧﻔﻮﺷﯿﻮﺳﯿﺔ اﻟﺠﺪﯾﺪة: دراﺳﺔ ﻧﻘﺪﯾﺔ ﻷﻓﻜﺎره Liu zhi, A Chinese Islamic Thinker and Neo-Confucianism: A Critical Study of his Thoughts .
Liu Zhi, A Chinese Islamic Thinker And Neo-Confucianism: A Critical Study Of His Thoughts .
Ph.D In Progress Co-supervisor
الحوار الديني في كتاب كتاب "الجواب الصحيح"(شِ تِشْن تِشْنغْ دَا) لوَانغْ دَاىْ يُو: دراسة تحليلية ونقدية.
(Arabic) Inter-Religious Dialogue In Wang Dayu’S Book Xi Zhen Zheng Da: An Analytical And Critical Study .
Master Completed 2015 Main Supervisor
موقف الشيخ بكر أبي زيد منل فكرة "وحدة الأديان" من خلال كتابه "إبطال نظرية الخلط بين دين الإسلام وغيره من الأديان": دراسة تحليلية.
Abu Bakar'S Methodology Towards The Concept "Unity Of Religion" Through His Book : Al-Ibtal : Analytical Study.
Master Completed 2016 Main Supervisor
Promoting Peace And Harmony Through Inter-Religious Dialogue: Malaysian Experience - 2000 To 2017 .
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
Promoting Peace And Harmony Through Inter-Religious Dialogue: Malaysian Experience - 2000 To 2017 .
Master Completed 2018 Main Supervisor
The "Eyewitnesses" Of Jesus And Their Teachings: A Historical-Analytical Study.
Master Completed 2020 Main Supervisor
أخلاقيات العمل الخيري في الإسلام وتطبيقاتها عند عبد الرحمن السميط: دراسة تحليلية.
Ethics Of Charitable Work In Islam And Its Applications By Abdul Rahman Al Sumait: An Analytical Study.
Master Completed 2021 Main Supervisor
The Concept Of Happiness: A Study Of Shihab Al-Din Suhrawardi'S Al-Alwah Al'Imadiyyah .
Master Completed 2021 Main Supervisor
موقف السيد الشريف الجرجاني من نظرية المعرفة في إطار كتاب "شرح المواقف": دراسة تحليلية .
Al-Sayyed Al-Sharif Al-Jurjani'S Position On The Theory Of Knowledge In The Context Of The Book " Sharhu Al-Mawaqif": An Analysis.
Master Completed 2021 Main Supervisor
Styles Of Developing Human Talents In Islamic Civilisation And Their Contemopary Relevance (Study In The Contributions And Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz) (In Arabic).
Master Completed 2022 Main Supervisor
Biblical Concept Of Kingdom Of God From The Qur'Anic Perspective: An Analytical Study.
Master Completed 2023 Main Supervisor
Adhering Personal Preferences In Externalizing Moral Behaviour: An Analysis Of The Views Of Sigmund Freud And Abdullah Draz.
Master Completed 2018 Co-supervisor
The Internalization Of Ibn Qayyim Al-Jawziyyah’S Theory On The Remedy Of Stress And Depression: A Case Study Of Iium Postgraduate Students.
Master Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
Ibn Taymiyyah'S Response On Divine Predetermination In Human Act: A Critical Analysis .
Master Completed 2021 Co-supervisor
Christian Mission In Bangladesh: A Case Study Of Khulna .
Master In Progress Main Supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2022 - 2023 The Role of Muslim Identity in Managing Cultural Diversity among CIS Countries: Qur'anic Approach in the Light of Inna Akramakum 'Inda-Allah Atqakum
2020 - 2020 Islamic Worldview
2019 - 2019 Revival of Islam through Tajdid (Renewal) and Islah (Reform) Tendencies in the Post-Communist Albania
2017 - 2022 The Contribution of Muslim Scholars in Comparative Religion: Selected Writings
2016 - 2018 A Survey on Islam and Liberalism
2016 - 2018 The Concept of Europe as a Cultural and Religious Identity
2016 - 2020 A Study on Malaysia's Public Policies in Fostering Inclusive Development
2016 - 2018 Muslim Extremism with a Focus on the Concept of Takfir and from Western Perspective
2013 - 2014 The Study of Zoroastrianism as a Religion
2011 - 2011 The Methodology Of Ibn Hazim In Comparative Religion With Special Reference To His Master Piece Al-Fasl Fi Al-Milal Wa Al-Ahwa' Wa Al-Nihal
2011 - 2012 The Influence of Islam on Albanian Culture
2010 - 2011 Saint Paul: The Tranasition of Nazarenism to Christianity
2009 - 2009 The Role of Religion in Shaping Contemporary Man's Everyday Moral Aspect of Character: An Islamic-Catholic Perspective
2009 - 2010 The scholarship of inter-faith Engagement with others in the writing of selected Comtemporary muslim scholars
On-Going
2023 - Present The Role of Social Ethics in Managing Ethnic Diversity in the CIS Countries: Qur'anic Approach in the Light of al-'Amr bi al-Ma'ruf wa al-Nahy 'an al-Munkar (Enjoining Right and Forbidding Wrong)
2023 - Present Research on AbdulHamid AbuSulayman's Contribution to Intellectual and Educational Reform
2023 - Present Understanding Malaysia Madani Framework from an Islamic Perspective
2022 - Present Teaching Usul Al-Din in the Contemporary Context
2020 - Present Key Elements of Religious Extremism during the Era of Early Civilisation: A Study of Select Concept
2017 - Present Religious Communities and Belief Systems of the Pre-Islamic Arabian Society
2016 - Present Sikhs' Perception of Muslims: A Study of Peaceful Coexistence in Muslim-majority Society in Malaysia


Award & Recognition


21 Jun, 2021 ACTIVE RESEARCH AWARD (SILVER) - AbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences KCDIO
26 Jan, 2010 Winer of Bronze Medal for Research/Invention: The Role of Religion in Shaping Contemporary Man's Everyday Moral Character: An Islamic-Catholic Perspective - IRIIE 2010, IIUM University
25 Aug, 2007 The Best Student (Academic) Award For Doctor of Philosophy of IRKHS - IIUM University


Publications


Article

2023 Analyzing John H. Hick’s religious pluralism and its implications from Islamic ethical perspectives. Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization, 13 (2) pp. 178-194
2023 Investigating Ismāʿīl Rājī al-Fārūqī’s methodology in the study of Christianity through selected textual analysis from his Christian ethics. Intellectual Discourse, 31 (1) pp. 31-55
2023 The concept of tawhid in the Intellectual legacy of Sayeed Qutb = مفهوم التوحيد في الموروث الفكري لسيد قطب. Al-Zahra: Journal for Islamic and Arabic Studies, 20 (02) pp. 161-172
2023 تدبر القرآن وتجديد الإيمان = Renew the faith with tadabbur al-Quran. Al-Risalah, 7 (1) pp. 39-79
2022 Exploring Sufi Majālis as a tradition of writing tafsīr in the seventeenth century Ottoman caliphate. al-Risalah Journal, 6 (1) pp. 22-37
2022 Exploring ʿIrfān ʿAbdulḤamīd Fattāḥ’s methodology in the study of Judaism and Christianity. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 6 (1) pp. 73-86
2022 Ibn Taymiyyah’s position on the distortion of the wording of the Torah and the Gospel (Arabic). Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (ARJIHS), 6 (2) pp. 98-121
2021 Exploring Hui Muslims’ utilization of Islamic Press for the revival of Islam during the Republic of China (1912-1949). Al-Risalah: Journal of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (ARJIHS), 5 (4) pp. 36-51
2021 Exploring the ethical dimensions and principles of Raḥmatan Lil-ʿĀlamīn in contemporary context. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 5 (1) pp. 101-119
2021 Exploring the role and efforts of Islamic organizations in reviving Islamic faith among the Hui Muslim communities in early 20th century in China. Ar-Raniry International Journal of Islamic Studies, 8 (2) pp. 207-218
2021 Inter-religious dialogue forum on happiness in times of trials: Covid-19 pandemic from the perspectives of Islam, Christianity and Buddhism. Revelation and science, 11 (1) pp. 40-41
2021 Investigating Abū ‘Īsā al-Warrāq’s methodology in the study of Christian doctrine of trinity based on his al-Radd ‘Alā al-Tathlīth (the response to trinity). Intellectual Discourse, 29 (1) pp. 131-148
2021 Psychological problems and challenges among students at Sultan Qaboos University. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Sciences, 7 (19) pp. 216-231
2020 Exploring al-Manhaj al-Qur’ani (The Qur’anic methodology) in dealing with other religions: an exegetical analysis of selected verses. Revelation and Science, 10 (1) pp. 23-37
2020 Exploring the Prophet (PBUH)’s methodology in dealing with other religions based on selected historical incidents during the time of revelation. IIUM Journal of Religion and Civilisational Studies (IJECS), 3 (1) pp. 23-65
2020 Revisiting the ancient Persian religion of Zoroastrianism: Its founder and sacred scripture. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 4 (1) pp. 5-23
2020 The relationship between occupational stress burnout and job performance among teachers in basic education schools in Muscat. International E-Journal of Advances in Social Science, 6 (18) pp. 1170-1184
2020 مفهوم "الوحدة اإلسالمية" في فكر اإلمام محمد بن عبداهلل الخليلي من خالل النصوص المختارة من مراسالتو = The Notion of “Islamic Unity” in the thought of al-Imam Muhammad bin 'Abdu-Allah al-Khalili through selected texts from his correspondences. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 4 (1) pp. 233-260
2020 مفهوم التجربة الدينية وخصائصها من المنظرين الغربي والإسلامي: جيفري لانغ نموذجا = The concept of religious experience and its characteristics from the western and Islamic perspectives: Jeffrey Lang as model = Konsep pengalaman beragama dan ciri-crinya dari perspektif barat dan Islam: Jeffrey Lang sebagai model. The Journal of Islam in Asia, 17 (1) pp. 128-171
2019 Rizgjimi i Islamit nëpërmjet tendencave të Texhdid-it (Ripërtëritjes) dhe Islah-ut (Reformimit) në Shqipërinë post-komuniste. Context: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 6 (2) pp. 91-105
2018 "دراسة تحليلية نقدية لكتاب عرفان عبد الحميد فتاح "اليهودية عرض تاريخي والحركات الحديثة في اليهودية = A critical and analytical study of Irfan Abdul Hamid Fattah’s book "Judaism: a historical overview and modern movements in Judaism" = Kajian analitikal-kritikal tentang buku Irfan Abdul Hameed Fattah: “Judaisme: sudut sejarah, gerakan kontemporari dalam Judaisme”. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (2) pp. 263-284
2018 "موقف الشيخ بكر بن عبد الله أبو زيد من فكرة "وحدة الأديان = The position of Shaikh Bakr Abu Zayd from the concept of “Unity of religions”. Journal of Islam in Asia, 15 (3) pp. 130-154
2018 Deen al-Fitrah (Primordial religion): nurturing inter-religious dialogue and beyond in al-Faruqi’s thoughts. Studies in Interreligious Dialogue, 2 (28) pp. 69-88
2018 Paul: the transition from Nazarenism to christianity. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 6 (2) pp. 463-480
2018 The role of inter-religious dialogue in promoting Islamic education to the Europeans. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 9 (3) pp. 32-39
2017 Methodology of prophetic da‘wah and its relevance to contemporary global society. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 6 (1) pp. 9-17
2017 The concept of Europe as a cultural identity. Al-Shajarah, 22 (1) pp. 85-111
2017 The scholarship of inter-faith engagement in the writings of selected contemporary Muslim scholars. Al-Qanatir: International Journal of Islamic Studies., 6 (2) pp. 40-48
2016 Islam - The future civilization of mankind: Challenges and responses. Journal of Education and Social Science, 5 (1) pp. 14-26
2016 التسامح الديني في الإسلام: آلية لصناعة مجتمع التماسك والاحترام والسلم. Journal of Education and Social Sciences (JESOC), 5 () pp. 39-58
2016 التسامح الديي في الإسلام: آلية لصناعة مجتمع التماسك والإحترام والسلم. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 5 (1) pp. 39-58
2016 المهدي المنتظر وواقع الأمة: دراسة تحليلية. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 9 (5) pp. 198-216
2015 Gender Equality and the Participation of Muslim Women in Education and Work: A Critical Analysis. IIUM Journal of Educational Studies, 3 (2) pp. 19-39
2014 Inter-religious dialogue and contemporary peace- building: from hostility to mutual respect and better understanding. Beder Journal of Humanities (BJH), 1 (3) pp. 59-76
2013 The methodology of Ibn Hazm in comparative religion with special reference to his master piece Al-Fasl Fi Al-Milal Wa Al-Ahwa’ Wa Al-Nihal. Ulum Islamiyyah - The Malaysian Journal of Islamic Sciences, 11 () pp. 1-20
2011 The influence of Islam on Albanian culture. Journal of Islam in Asia, Spcl (1) pp. 389-407
2009 The concept of religious experience: A Qur'anic perspective. Ma'alim al-Qur'an Wa al-Sunnah, 4 (5) pp. 249-272
2008 حوار الأديان بين القرآن والتطبيقات المعاصرة = Inter-religious dialogue between the Qur'an and contemporary practices. Journal of Islam in Asia, 5 (1) pp. 55-90
Conference or Workshop Item

2023 Investigating AbdulHamid AbuSulayman's view on the concept of freedom based on his "Crisis in the Muslim mind". In: THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ABDULHAMID ABUSULAYMAN: �HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO INTELLECTUAL AND EDUCATIONAL REFORM,
2023 The role of social ethics in managing ethnic diversity in the CIS countries: qur’ānic approach in the light of al-’amr bi al-ma‘rūf wa al-nahy ‘an al-munkar (enjoining right and forbidding wrong). In: 6th Forum Muslims of Central Eurasia in the 21st Century: Challenges, Opportunities, and Prospects,
2022 Characteristics of Islam. In: IIIT Students Training and Educational Programme,
2022 Investigating Ismāʿīl Rājī al-Fārūqī’s methodology in the study of Christianity through selected textual analysis from his Christian ethics. In: One Day Open Theme Seminar Under SAP-4, 2022,
2022 The role of Muslim identity in managing cultural diversity among CIS countries: Qur’anic approach in the light of Inna Akramakum ‘Inda-Allah Atqākum. In: 5 FORUM of SCHOLARS FROM THE CIS COUNTRIES: The Past and Future of Islamic Thought in the CIS Countries: Prospects for Reforms and Integration of Knowledge,
2021 Al-manhaj al-Qur'ani (the Qur'anic methodology) in dealing with others: an exegetical analysis of selected verses. In: the IIIT Lectures Series for CIS Countries,
2021 Al-manhaj an-nabawi (the prophetic methodology) in dealing with others: analysis of selected incidents during the time of the revelation. In: the IIIT Lectures Series for CIS Countries,
2021 Contemporary Research Methodology in the perspective of Islam: Challenges and Solutions. In: International Interdisciplinary Workshop on Research Methodology (21-12-2020 to 10-01-2021),
2021 Exploring the efficacy of Selected facebook cccount(s) used for Islamic Da‘wah purposes during COVID-19 Pandemic – March-July 2021. In: The 20th Annual International Conference on Islamic Studies (AICIS),
2021 Managing diversity. In: YOUTH IMAANI LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME 2021,
2020 Exploring inter-religious dialogue paradigm in promoting mutual respect, harmony and peace building to Asia’s multi-religious community. In: Innovation Summit for Peace & Prosperity in Asia,
2019 Da‘wah approaches in contemporary society. In: INHART IBADAH CAMP 2019 – ‘Da‘wah: A Fundamental Islamic Obligation’,
2019 IIIT workshop on Islamization of Knowledge - July 9-11, 2019 - Knowledge and Civilization in Islam (Text Book). In: International Workshop on "Islamisation of knowledge for courses to be taught at Islamic Universities”.,
2019 The methodology of Abu 'Isaa Al-Warraq in the study of christianity with special reference to his kitab al-Radd ‘ala al-Thalath Firaq min al-Nasara. In: 3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTEMPORARY SCHOLARSHIP AND ISLAM (ICONSCIS3),
2019 The methodology of ibn al-Nadim in the study of Hinduism with special reference to his kitab al-Fihrist. In: International Conference On Religion, Governance And Sustainable Development (ICRGD2019),
2018 "موقف الشيخ بكر بن عبد ا أبو زيد من فكرة "وحدة الدين = Shaikh Bakr Abu Zayd’s approach in dealing with the concept of “Unity of religions”. In: 6th Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations Conference (KLiISC 6) 2018,
2018 Benefits of the fasting of Ramadan. In: Tazkirah Ramadan Programme IIUM Academy 2018,
2018 Tajdid (renewal) and Islah (reform) tendencies of Islam in the post-communist Albania. In: II International Bolghar Readings “Renewal tendencies in the Islamic world: theological heritage and modernity”,
2018 The relevance of Kalaam to comparative religion. In: Tajdid Kalam and Analysis of Current Issues,
2018 The role of inter-religious dialogue in promoting Islamic education to the Europeans. In: 6th Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations Conference (KLiISC 6) 2018,
2017 Exploring said nursi’s methodology in the study of Christianity. In: The International Conference on Bediuzzaman Said Nursi’s Thought on Wasatiyyah and An Exemplary Society,,
2017 Methodology of Prophetic da‘wah and its relevance to contemporary global society. In: The 3rd Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies & Civilizations Conference,
2017 The contribution of Muslim scholars in comparative religion: Selected writings. In: KIRKHS-IIIT Islamisation Conference in Conjunction with IIUM World Prosumer Convention 2017,
2016 Islam: the future civilization of mankind: challenges and responses. In: 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations (KLiiSC2 2016),
2016 التسامح الديني في الإسلام: آلية لصناعة مجتمع التماسك والاحترام والسلم. In: 2nd Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations (KLiiSC2 2016),
2016 المهدي المنتظر وواقع الأمة: دراسة تحليلية The Awaited Mahdi and the Condition of Muslim Ummah: Analytical Study. In: Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies and Civilisations (KLiISC) 2016,
2016 حوار الأديان واجب ديني ومشروع إنساني حضاري. In: The 1st International Conference on Islam & Contemporary Issues in the Islamic World (ICIC 2016),
2015 The concept of Europe as a cultural identity. In: 4th International Conference on Humanities "Identity, Culture and Communication",
2015 The harmonization of ethnic traditions and cultures: an Islamic perspective . In: EBI Expo Buku Islam 13 Putrajaya,
2015 The methodology of Irfan 'Abdul Hamid Fattah in the study of religion with special reference to his book on al-Yahudiyyah: An analytical study. In: Conference on Integration of Knowledge in the Field of Usuluddin and Comparative Religion: The Contributions of the Late Prof. Dr. Irfan Abdul Hameed Fattah,
2015 The perspective of Qur’an on other world religions. In: 4th International Seminar Wahyu Asas Tamadun (SWAT 2015),
2014 Gülen's master piece “pearls of wisdom”: an inspiring source for inner peace and physical strength . In: Gülen's master piece “pearls of wisdom”: an inspiring source for inner peace and physical strength,
2014 Inter-religious dialogue and contemporary peace- building: from hostility to mutual respect and better understanding. In: 3rd International Conference on Humanities ,
2013 Din al-Fitrah (Primordial Religion): Nurturing inter-religious dialogue and beyond in al-Faruqi’s thought. In: 2nd International Conference on Contemporary Scholarship on Islam: The Legacy of Ismail Raji al-Faruqi,
2012 The methodology of Irfan Abdul Hameed Fattah in the study of religion. In: World Conference on Islamic Thought 2012 (WCIT 2012),
2011 Achieving excellence through creativity: Gülen’s vision of character education. In: 2011 International Conference on Creativity and Innovation for Sustainable Development,
2011 Gulen's thoughts on promoting mutual respect and better understanding among multi-religious communities through inter-religious dialogue. In: International Conference on Establishing a Culture of Coexistence and Mutual Understanding : Exploring Fethullah Gulen's thought and action,
2011 The influence of Islam on Albanian culture. In: The World Congress for Islamic History and Civilization (WCIHAC) 2011,
2011 The methodology of Ibn Hazm in comparative religion with special reference to his master piece al Fadl fi Al-Milal Wa Al-Ahwi Wa Al-Nihal. In: International Conference on Humanities (INCOH2011 ),
2011 The Methodoloy of Ibn Hazm in comparative religion with special reference to his master piece Al-fadl fi Al-Milal Wa Al-Ahw’ Ws Al-Nihal. In: International Conference on Humanities 2011,
2011 The mystical Bektashi Order: The founder, growth and the core of its teachings. In: International Symposium on Religious and Philoshopical Texts : Rereading, Understanding and Comprehending Them in the 21st Century,
2010 The role of religion in shaping contemporary man’s everyday moral character: an Islamic-Catholic perspective. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010),
2009 The role of religion in shaping contemporary man’s everyday moral character: an Islamic-Catholic perspective. In: 1st Global Conference on Ethics in Everyday Life,
2009 The scholarship of inter-faith engagement with others in the writings of contemporary muslim scholars. In: Seminar Antarabangsa Ketamadunan Islam (ISCIS II),
Book

2022 Religion, governance and sustainable development: contemporary studies from the muslim world. AbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kuliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 978-967-19771-1-8
2017 منهج الشيخ بكر أبو زيد. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-800-9
2017 وجهات الحدث الفعلي. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-797-2
2010 Ethics and fiqh for everyday life: an Islamic perspective. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789675272523
Book Section

2023 The role of Muslim identity in managing cultural diversity among CIS countries: Qur’anic approach in the light of Inna Akramakum ʿInda Allah Atqākum. In: "Idrak" Public Union, ISBN: , pp. 267-291
2022 Introduction: the contemporary reality and the meaning of "Religion". In: AbdulHamid AbuSulayman Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 978-967-19771-1-8, pp. 1-19
2019 Revival of Islam through Tajdid (Renewal) and Islah (Reform) tendencies in the post-communist Albania. In: Bolgar Islamic Academy, ISBN: 978-5-6043590-1-3, pp. 43-58
2017 Islam – the future civilisation of mankind: challenges and responses. In: International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia & International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-15622-6-0, pp. 277-310
2016 Plagiarism in academic writing among students of higher learning institutions in Malaysia.. In: Institut Terjemahan dan Buku Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-460-204-8, pp. 121-138
2012 The mystical Bektashi Order: The founder, growth and core of its teachings. In: Sultanbeyli Belediyesi And Istanbul University,, ISBN: 978-605-89744-4-9, pp. 431-453
2012 The mystical Bektashi Order: The founder, growth and core of its teachings. In: Sultanbeyli Belediyesi And Istanbul University,, ISBN: 978-605-89744-4-9, pp. 431-453
2011 The role of religion in shaping moral character: Islamic and Catholic perspective. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225630, pp. 99-121
2010 The impact of Istanbul on the construction of Albania’s religious and cultural coexistence. In: Instanbul University, ISBN: 978-975-404-880-3, pp. 517-529
2010 The impact of Istanbul on the construction of Albania’s religious and cultural coexistence. In: Instanbul University, ISBN: 978-975-404-880-3, pp. 517-529
Monograph

2018 The concept of Europe as a cultural and religious identity. In: ,