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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 ~ 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 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 Authority in the New Testament and the Qur?an and Its Implication to the Rights and Obligations of the Citizens
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 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

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