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Ungaran

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia

Ungaran (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


ungaranrashid@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile



Dr Ungaran Rashid is currently an assistant professor at the International Islamic University Malaysia. He holds Sarjana Theology (equal to Master of Divinity in American System) from a Christian seminary in Indonesia, Master and Doctorate degree in Comparative Religion from International Islamic University Malaysia. Having studied in both Christian and Islamic Theological institutions, he is able to apply a deeper understanding of both religions for the purposes of inter-religious and ethnical relationship.   

 He is a speaker for interfaith dialogue (Muslim-Christian relations) in various events held in Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, South Korea (including at Chongshin University, Seoul), USA, Turkey, Bangladesh and Mexico.




Education

2012 – 2018                   Ph.D. (in Comparative Religion), International Islamic University, Malaysia. 

  (Thesis: Harmony in Sundanese Culture: An Analytical Study with Special Focus from Qur’anic and Biblical Perspectives)

 

Dec 2008 - April2012    Master of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (in Comparative Religion), International Islamic University, Malaysia.

(Thesis: Son of God in Indonesian Christology: an Analysis of the Doctrine of Christ in the Indonesian Reformed Churches)

 

1999 – 2003                  Sarjana Theology, Bandung Theological Seminary, Indonesia 

(Thesis: House Church: an Alternative Church for the Sundanese People)

 

1988 – 1990                   Department of Accounting, Pasundan University Bandung, Indonesia

 

 




Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Christian Theology (Including Biblical Studies and Church History)
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Comparative Religion


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHILOSOPHYAND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2021/2022 2020/2021
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2020/2021 2019/2020 2021/2022
KNOWLEDGE & CIVILIZATION IN ISLAM 2021/2022
TAMADUN ISLAM DAN TAMADUN ASIA (TITAS) 2019/2020
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW, KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILIZATION 2019/2020 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
2021 - Present The Concept of Kingdom of God in the Bible and the Qur?an and Its Implication to Relation Between Muslim and Christian in Malaysia


Publications


Article

2021 Teaching versus Leading the Way. IIUM Today, 7 April 2021 () pp.
2020 The biblical meaning of Ekklesia and Its relevance with the christian church. Al-Itqan : Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, Special Issue (2) pp. 93-108
2020 The concept of peace in the Bible and the Qur’ān: a comparative study. Afkar Journal of Aqidah and Islamic Thought, 22 (2) pp. 239-278
2019 Jesus (pbuh) as “son of God”: a biblical study based on the Jewish scriptures and the gospel of matthew.. AL-ITQĀN, 3 (2) pp. 41-64
2019 The doctrine of Christ and its relation to the concept of son of god: a brief study on the nature of Isa a.s. as understood by Indonesia churches. Al-Itqan, 3 (1) pp. 5-28
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 The concept of peace in the Bible and the Qur’ān: a comparative study. In: Symposium on Interdisciplinary Islamic Research,
Book

2021 The meaning of Son of God. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-094-5