Faroque Amin

'Contemporary Methodological Transition in Islamic Revivalist Movement: An Analysis of the Societal Approaches'
Supervisor: Jan A. Ali; Co-Supervisor: Adam Possamai


Faroque completed his M.A. from the Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion at the International Islamic University Malaysia. The topic of Master's dissertation was ‘Maulana Muhammad Abdur Rahim’s (1918-1987) Discourse on Secularism”.

He also holds a Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies from Al-Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as a B.A. (Hons) in Da’wah and Islamic Studies from the International Islamic University Chittagong, Bangladesh (2004).

Research Interests

Faroque's research interests include: Islamic Sociology, Sociology of Religions, Contemporary Islamic Thoughts, Comparative Religion, Islamic Theology and Arabic Language & Literature.

He has co-authored research papers on ‘Shari’ah for Women’ and ‘Islamic Banking’ which have been presented at conferences in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Sudan. He has also worked as research assistant in several research projects on Theology, Sociology, Cultural Identity and Good Governance in Islam.

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