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* Dr Ahmad F Yousif

Education

BA/ Islamic Studies/ Baghdad Univ. (Iraq)

MA / Ph.D/ Religious Studies/ Ottawa Univ. (Canada)

Experience

6 yrs teaching (as Assistant and Associate Prof.) at the International Islamic University Malaysia

2 yrs in University of Brunei Darussalam

Taught a variety of courses at Usuluddin Dept. and participated in a number of national and international conferences and seminars.

Publications

2 books and a number of articles published in USA, UK, Holland, Pakistan, Jordan, Malaysia, Brunei

Books

1998 Religious Freedom, Minorities and Islam: An Inquiry into the Malaysian Experience. Kuala Lumpur: Thinker's Library.

1993 Muslims in Canada: A Question of Identity. New York: LEGAS, 1993.

Year 2000 Articles

'What Has Caused the Decline of Science in the Muslim World?' Journal of Islamic Studies. Pakistan, International Islamic University Islamabad, (forthcoming).

'Religious Life and Institutions in Brunei' ISIM Newsletter. The Netherlands. (July 2000), No. 5, p. 16.

'Studying the 'Other': Challenges and Prospects Facing Muslim Scholars and Students of World Religions.' Studies in Contemporary Islam. US. Vol. 2, No. 1. (2000), (forthcoming)

'Islam in Brunei' and 'Religions in Brunei'. The 21st Century Encyclopedia of World Religions. California, US (forth coming)

'Religious Freedom and Minorities: A Critique Analysis of the Western Theory'. Hamdard Islamicus. Pakistan. Vol. XXII, No. 4 (Oct-Dec 1999), 107-116.

'Islam, Minorities and Religious Freedom: A Challenge to Modern Theory of Pluralism'. Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. U.K., Special Issue, Vol. 20, No. 1 (April 2000), 29-42.

Insight Articles:

  1. IT in the 21st Century: Benefits, Barriers & Concerns of Muslim Scholars