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Hikmatullah Babu Sahib, Dr.

Latar belakang pendidikan:

Sarjana Muda (Pengajian Islam dan Undang-Undang) Peshawar University, Pakistan
Sarjana (Sastera & Pengajian Islam), Peshawar University, Pakistan
Doktor Falsafah (Undang-Undang Islam) Edinburgh University, UK
Post-PhD studies, Yale University, USA


Associate Professor, University Islam Antarabangsa (IIUM)
Pengetua, IS Programme, Darul Arqam Singapura
Ahli, Kaunsel Shariah, Muis
Lembaga Pengarah Syariah, Pergas Investment Holdings (PIH)


1. (1998). “Islamic studies in Singapore: past achievements, present dilemma and future directions.” Paper presented at the International Seminar on Islamic Education in the ASEAN: History Approaches and Future Trends, organized by College of Islamic Studies, Prince of Songkla University, 25-28 Jun 1998 in Pattani Thailand. Also published as: (2000). Islamic education in Singapore: past achievements, present dilemma and future directions.In: International Seminar on Islamic Studies in ASEAN: History, Approaches and Future Trends, 25th-28th June 1998, Songkhla University, Pattani Campus, Thailand.

Pendidikan Islam

2. (2001). The concept of Da’wah bi ‘l-Hikmah and its applications in modern society. In Readings in cross-cultural da’wah, edited by Ridzuan Wu. Singapore: Muslim Converts’ Association of Singapore, pp. 23-30.

Discusses the concept and nature of da’wah and the application of selective da’wah methodologies in a particular society in Southeast Asia.


3. (2004). Ghazali and the problem of authenticity. Hamdard Islamicus, Vol: XXVII, Issue: 4, p. 7-18.

Islam & Ilmu

4. (2005). Research and development in the Muslim society. Intellectual Discourse, Vol: 13 Issue 1, pp. 73-84.

Despite clear-cut exhortation from the Qur’ān and Sunnah, Muslims are not showing much interest in R & D. Some Muslims misunderstand the meaning and role of research and development. There is a need for sustained research in all aspects of the society for it to develop as envisaged by Islam.

Islam & Ilmu

5. (2005). The nature of the fatwa and the role of the Mufti. Shariah Law Reports, Vol. 4, pp. 48-63.

Asatizah – Profesion


6. (2007). Religious tolerance in a pluralistic world: an Islamic view. Insight Islamicus: an Annual Journal of Studies and Research in Islam, Vol. 7, pp. 173-192.

Keharmonian Kaum & Agama

7. (2007). Islamic law and modernity: conflict and reconciliation. Journal of Islamic Law Review, Vol: 3, Issue 3, pp. 195-215.

Undang-Undang & Kehakiman

8. (2008). Creativity in Islamic law: a critical appraisal of its unity in diversity. Journal of Islamic Studies,Vol. 4, pp. 1-13.

Examines some of the scholarly approaches in reconciling the inter-and intra-madhahib differences and explore the possibility of employing their findings to address the challenges faced by Muslims living as minorities.

Fiqh 4 Mazhab

9. (2009). Riba and the Muslim destiny: a political economy perspective. In Real money: money and payment systems from an Islamic perspective, Ahamad Kameel Mydin Meera (ed.). Kuala Lumpur: Research Management Centre – IIUM, pp. 91-109.

Fiqh Muamalat

10. (2009). Constructing religious tolerance in a pluralistic world: An Islamic view. In Dialogue of Civilizations and the Construction of Peace, Thomas W. Simon and Azizan Baharuddin (ed.). Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya, pp. 83-110.

Keharmonian Kaum & Agama

11. (2010). Promoting Islam to non-Muslims: a study in da’wah bi’l-hikmah as a strategy. Jointly written with Asiah Yaacob. Insights, Vol. 3, Issue 2-3, pp. 111-170.

Da‘wah approaches and methods need to be tailored to suit the needs of various localities, taking full cognisance of the peculiar problems and prospects of each locality.


12. (2011). Islamic law and modernity conflict and reconciliation. Jointly written with Abdul Haseeb Ansari. Contemporary Issues in Islamic Law, pp. 191-211.

Undang-Undang & Kehakiman

13. (2012). Al-Subki: A biographical history and achievements. Jointly written with Asiah Yaacob. Research Report. s.n., Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

Taj al-Din al-Subki (728 A.H – 771 A.H) is an important scholar in the 8th century Muslim scholarship. His contributions to Islamic studies are still held in esteem by men of erudition. Details of his biography through the study of history and his achievements are discussed.

Asatizah & Ulama – Biografi

14. (2014). Al-Subki’s Jam’ Al-Jawami’: a critical appraisal of its structure and contents. Jointly written with Hudawi, M. Jabir Ali. The Journal of Rotterdam Islamic and Social Sciences, Vol. 5, Issue: 1, pp. 59-79.

Asatizah & Ulama –Biografi

15. (2014). Issues in human rights: the plight of Muslim minorities and the lessons therein for Muslim majorities. Islam and Civilisational Renewal, Vol: 5, Issue. 2, pp. 239-259.

Keharmonian Kaum & Agama

16. (2015). Concept of barakah in Qur’ān and Sunnah: towards its realization in modern discourse. FSM İlmî Araştırmalar İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Dergisi. Spring, Issue: 5, pp. 261-284.

Etika & Akhlak

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