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DR FATMIR SHEHU

Assoc. Prof. Dr.

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, Islamic Worldview and Western Worldview, Religious Thought

Dr. Fatmir Shehu (1973-….), an Albanian citizen, born in Plyk, a village in the city of Fier, Albania, 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, Cambodia, 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 Adverbsmore...

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 (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), 21-12-2020 to 10-01-2021, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India - ZOOM. (Unpublished)
  2. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2021) Managing diversity. In: YOUTH IMAANI LEADERSHIP TRAINING PROGRAMME 2021, 19 -21 November 2021 / Friday - Sunday, Heritage Hotel, Cameron Highlands, Pahang Darul Makmur. (Unpublished)
  3. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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), 25-29 October 2021, Surakarta - ONLINE VIA ZOOM. (Unpublished)
  4. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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. E-ISSN 2229-9947
  5. Ahmad Sabri, Hakimah and Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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. E-ISSN 2600-8432
  6. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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. ISSN 0128-4878 E-ISSN 2289-5639
  7. Shehu, Fatmir (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, 9th-10th November 2020, Lahore, Pakistan. (Unpublished)
  8. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi and Zejno, Bukuri (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. ISSN 2229-9645 E-ISSN 2229-9947
  9. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi and Zejno, Bukuri (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. E-ISSN 2637-112X
  10. Khaiata Kattan, Lana and Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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. E-ISSN 2289-8077
  11. Marhoun Alriyami, Mohammed Khamis and Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi and Muhammad Uthman El-Muhammady, Asma (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. E-ISSN 2600-8432
  12. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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. E-ISSN 2600-8432
  13. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi and Zejno, Bukuri (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. ISSN 2303-6958 E-ISSN 2303-6966
  14. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2019) Da‘wah approaches in contemporary society. In: INHART IBADAH CAMP 2019 – ‘Da‘wah: A Fundamental Islamic Obligation’, 15 Nov 2019, INHART Meeting Room A, Level 3, KICT Building. (Unpublished)
  15. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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”., 9-11 July 2019, Kulliyah Islamic Reveal Knowledge & Human Science, KIRKHS Abdul Hamid Abu Suleiman Centre, IIUM , GOMBAK. (Unpublished)
  16. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi and Zejno, Bukuri (2019) Revival of Islam through Tajdid (Renewal) and Islah (Reform) tendencies in the post-communist Albania. In: II Bolgar readings "Renewal tendencies in the Islamic world: theological heritage and modernity". Bolgar Islamic Academy, Bolgar, The Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, pp. 43-58. ISBN 978-5-6043590-1-3
  17. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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), 16th-17th October 2019, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)
  18. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (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), 30-31 Oct 2019, SENATE HALL, LEVEL 5, MUHAMMAD ABDUL-RAUF BUILDING, IIUM. (Unpublished)
  19. Albalawi, Mousa Abdullah and Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2017) منهج الشيخ بكر أبو زيد. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-800-9
  20. Shehu, Fatmir Mehdi (2017) وجهات الحدث الفعلي. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-797-2

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