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Asst.Prof. FATMIR SHEHU

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Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Islamic Dawah & Comparative Religion, Inter-Religious Dialogue, Islam and Other Religions, Muslim and Western Scholarship in Comparative Religion, Comparative Ethics, Religious Experience

Dr. Fatmir Shehu (1973-….), born in Plyk, a village in the city of Fier, Albania, is currently an Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge & Human Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He received his Ph.D. in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion from IIUM (2007). He has a qualification on Islamic and religious studies, inter-religious and inter-faith dialogues, comparative and religious ethics, religious thought, ethnic and minority studies, and cultural studies. He has presented in many conferences hosted by different countries, like, Malaysia, Turkey, Austria, Nigeria, and so on. Also, he has written certain papers in the field of inter-religious and inter-faith dialogue, comparative rmore...

Doctor of Philosophy in Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion. Dissertation Topic: Nostra Aetate and Inter-Religious Dialogue: An Islamic Perspective. Graduated on 30th March, 2007. International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA. Master Degree in Arabic Language and Literature – Linguistics. Theses Topic: The Aspects of Verbal Action in the Holy Qur’an. Graduated on 25th January, 2002. International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA. Bachelor Degree in Arabic Language and Literature. Graduated on 8th March, 1999. International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA.

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  1. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2017) Islam – the future civilisation of mankind: challenges and responses. In: Knowledge and civilisation in Islam. International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia & International Islamic University Malaysia, Batu Caves, Selangor, pp. 277-310. ISBN 978-967-15622-6-0
  2. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2018) The relevance of Kalaam to comparative religion. In: Tajdid Kalam and Analysis of Current Issues, 16th Nov 2018, ADM LT4, IIUM. (Unpublished)
  3. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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. ISSN 0926-2326
  4. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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”, 23-25 Dec 2018, Bolgar City, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation. (Unpublished)
  5. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2018) Benefits of the fasting of Ramadan. In: Tazkirah Ramadan Programme IIUM Academy 2018, 1st June 2018, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)
  6. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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, 24th–25th March 2018, Selangor.
  7. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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, 24th–25th March 2018, Selangor.
  8. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2018) The concept of Europe as a cultural and religious identity. Research Report. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)
  9. Shehu, Fatmir (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. ISSN 2289-9855
  10. Shehu, Fatmir (2018) Paul: the transition from Nazarenism to christianity. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, 6 (2). pp. 463-480. ISSN 2347-9493
  11. Sari, Hanane and Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2016) التسامح الديي في الإسلام: آلية لصناعة مجتمع التماسك والإحترام والسلم. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 5 (1). pp. 39-58. ISSN 2289-1552
  12. Abdullah Al-Balwi, Musa and Shehu, Fatmir (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.
  13. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2017) The contribution of Muslim scholars in comparative religion: Selected writings. In: KIRKHS-IIIT Islamisation Conference in Conjunction with IIUM World Prosumer Convention 2017, 7th-8th August 2017, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)
  14. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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,, 23-25 September, 2017, Senate Hall, Level 5, Rectory Building, IIUM, Malaysia. (Unpublished)
  15. Shehu, Fatmir (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.
  16. Shehu, Fatmir and Zejno, Bukuri (2017) The concept of Europe as a cultural identity. Al-Shajarah, 22 (1). pp. 85-111. ISSN 1394-6870
  17. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2017) Methodology of Prophetic da‘wah and its relevance to contemporary global society. In: The 3rd Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies & Civilizations Conference, 25 – 26, February, 2017., Hotel Putra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  18. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2017) Methodology of prophetic da‘wah and its relevance to contemporary global society. Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 6 (1). pp. 9-17. ISSN 2289-1552
  19. Hasan, Yusof and Shehu, Fatmir (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.
  20. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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, 7th-8th May, Hotel Putra, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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