Staff Directory


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
5581


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


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC PHILOSOPHYAND ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2021/2022 2020/2021
ETHICS AND FIQH OF CONTEMPORARY ISSUES 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
EVANGELIZATION & CHRISTIAN MISSION 2022/2023
FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2021/2022
ISLAMIC ETHICS 2022/2023 2021/2022
PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION 2022/2023 2021/2022
TAMADUN ISLAM DAN TAMADUN ASIA (TITAS) 2019/2020
THE ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW, KNOWLEDGE AND CIVILIZATION 2020/2021 2019/2020
WORLD RELIGIONS I 2022/2023 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
No data
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
2021 - Present The Concept of Authority in the New Testament and the Qur?an and Its Implication to the Rights and Obligations of the Citizens


Publications


Article

2022 The understanding of peace in a culturea case study of Sundanese worldview in building peace and its analysis from the Qur‘ānic perspective. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 6 (1) pp. 49-71
2021 A Muslim’s Brief View on the Trinity: The Doctrine of Oneness of God in Christianity. AL-ITQĀN, 5 (2) pp. 5-19
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

2021 Abu ‘Isa al-Warraq’s “Against the Trinity”: A Philosophical Exercise in Comparative Religions. In: SCHOLARSHIP ADVANCEMENT PROJECT 2021,
2021 The ‘Son of God’ in the Gospel of John and its relevance for Muslim-Christian dialogue. In: Beyond the Divide: Spiritual Education Across Faith and Cultures - Global Online Conference,
2021 The concept of cleanliness in the Hebrew Bible. In: Half-day Seminar on Cleanliness: The Epitome of Our Faith,
2020 The concept of peace in the Bible and the Qur’ān: a comparative study. In: Symposium on Interdisciplinary Islamic Research,
Book

2022 Kristianisasi di Tanah Melayu-Malaysia: sejarah, isu dan cabaran dakwah Islamiah.. Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 978-967-19812-2-1
2021 The meaning of Son of God. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-094-5