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Ph. D. 1981 Aligarh Muslim
University, (AMU), Aligarh.
Views of Ibn Taimiyah.
M.A. 1974 A.M.U. Aligarh
B.A. 1972 University of Lucknow
English & Arabic Literature
Fazil 1968 Madrasatul-Islah,Sarai Mir, Azamgrah, India
Subjects: Arabic and Shar’iyah Sciences
English, Arabic, Urdu, Hindi, and Persian.
and Teaching Experience
November 2007 -
King Abdulaziz University,
From March 2002 – October 2007
From 1989 to June
Department of Economics
From 1982 to 1988
College of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. KSA
From 1977 to 1982
College of Engineering, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah. KSA
4. List of Publication
Thought of al-Ghazali (in co-authorship of Dr. S. M. Ghazanfar, Professor of
of Idaho). Scientific
Publishing Centre, KAU, Jeddah 1998.
al-Iqtisad al-Islami: Nusus Iqtisadiyyah Mukhtarah min Kalam Ibn Taimiyah (Selected Economic Texts from
the Works of Ibn Taimiyah) (Arabic), Varanasi,
al-Jamiah al-Salafiah, 2001. Second improved edition from Maktabah Dar
al-Minhaj, al-Riyadh. 1429/2007.
Thought of lbn al-Qayyim. International
Center for Research in Islamic
Economics, Jeddah, 1984; Also included in: Ghazali & Sadeq (ed), Reading
in History of Economics Thought, Kuala Lumpur,
Study on Muslim Economic Thinking in the 11th AH/17th
Jeddah, Deanship of Scientific Research, King Abdulaziz University, (Forthcoming).
Economic Thinking and Institutions in the 10th AH/16th
Jeddah, Deanship of Scientific Research, King Abdulaziz
Selected Papers, Monographs and Articles on Islamic Economics
"Zakah on Stocks, Some
unsettled issues", Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic
Economics, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2004, Vol.17, No. 2,
pp. 3-17. Jointly with Mohammed Obaidullah.
of Awqaf in Promotion of Scientific Research” The Muslim World
League Journal, Makkah
Mukarramah, August 2004, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 13-19.
- “Obstacles in the Way of Islamic Banking
in India” in: Javed Ahmad Khan (ed.), Islamic Banking in India, Scopes and Challenges, New Delhi, Institute
of Objective Studies,
2003, pp. 165-170.
of Public Goods - Role of Voluntary (Waqf) Sector in Islamic
History in: M. Abdul Mannan (ed.) Financing Development in Islamic
Economics, IRTI/IDB Jeddah 1996, pp. 367-91.
Distributive Scheme. A Concise Statement, in: F.R. Faridi (ed.) The
Principles of Islamic Economics and the State of Indian Economy,
Aligarh, Indian Association for Islamic Economics, 1995, pp. 19-36. First
published in Journal of Objective Studies.
Wali Allah's Concept of al-Irtifaqat” (stages of socio-economic
development), in: F. R. Faridi (ed.) Aspects of Islamic Economics and
the Economy of Indian Muslims, New Delhi, Qazi Publishers, 1993.
in Medieval Arab Islamic Economic Thought: Some Aspects of Ibn Taimiyah's
Economics", (in co-authorship of S.M. Ghazanfar), in S. Todd Lowry
(ed.) Perspectives on the History of Economic Thought, Hampshire
(England), Edward Elgar, 1992, pp. 45-63.
Taimiyah's Concept of Market Mechanism", in S. Tahir, A. Ghazali
and S.O.S. Agil (eds.) Readings in Micro Economics - An Islamic
Perspective, Kuala Lumpur, Longman Malaysia, 1992. pp. 157-164. First
published in Journal of Research in Islamic Economics, vol.2, no.2;
Jeddah. January 1986; pp. 55-66.
Analytical Study of Al-Ghazali’s Thought on Money and Interest". Kuala Lumpur, ISTAC. 2001, 24 p.
in Medieval Arab-Islamic Economic Thought: Some Aspects of Ibn Qayyim’s
Economics" (co-author S.M. Ghazanfar, University
of Idaho U.S.A.)
in History of Economic Ideas; Pisa
(Roma) 1997, vol. V, No. 1 pp.7-25.
for an Ethical Unit Trust", The Economic Times vol. 37 No. 183
Oct. 4, 1997 p.6. reprinted in Radiance, New Delhi, Oct. 1997 vol.
32 No. 43 pp. 8-9.
of Waqf and Human Resource Development”, Institute
of Policy Studies, Islamabad and Institute for Political and
International Studies, Tehran,
Approach to Human Resource Development and the Conditions of Indian
Muslims", Journal of Objective Studies. Aligarh, Jan. 1996 Vol.8 No.1
- Causes of Decline and Methods of
Revival of Nations - A Survey of Major Muslim Thinkers up to 19th Century,
33p, International Islamic University, Malaysia, 1994.
- "Economic Thought of an Arab
Scholastic: Abu Hamid al Ghazali", (in co-authorship of S.M.
Ghazanfar), History of Political Economy, (Durham, USA),
vol. 22, no.2, Spring 1990, pp.381403.
Mechanism in Islam: A Historical Perspective", Journal of Islamic
Economics, Selangor (Malaysia),
1995, vol. 1, no. 6, pp.1-13.
- "Post Independence
India's Contribution to
Islamic Economics", Muslim
and Arab Perspectives, New
Delhi), February 1999, Vol.4, Nos. 7-12, pp
Of Market And Pricing Among The Sixteenth Century Muslim Scholars" , Thought
on Economics, Dhaka, (forthcoming).
- "Development of Mercantilism: A Reaction against Muslim
Some Evidences from the History", Islamic Economic Review,
Research Papers on Conventional and Indian Economics
Naoroji - From Economic Nationalism to Political Nationalism", in
P.D. Hajela (ed), Economic Thought of Dadabhai Naoroji, New Delhi, Deep
& Deep Publication, 2001, pp 85-91.
of M. G. Ranade” in O.P Brahamchary (ed.) Economic Ideas of M.G. Ranade,
New Delhi, Deep and Deep Publications, 1995, pp. 267-74.
R. Ambedkar's Contribution to the History of Provincial Decentralization
of lmperial Finance”, in Das, D.K. (editor), Great Indian Economists, New Delhi, Deep and Deep Publications, 2004, vol.
3, pp. 321-329.
and Price Mechanism in Pre-Classical Literature", 22 p. Abstract
included in the Indian Economic Association Conference Volume,
Economic Philosophy of V.K.R.V. Rao” in Das, D.K. (editor), Great Indian Economists, New
Delhi, Deep and Deep Publications,
2004, vol. 7, pp. 3-10.
D. Contribution to Encyclopaedia
of Islamic Economics
of Islamic Economics is under
preparation in 5 volumes by London
based Maghreb Centre for Islamic Studies)
- Economic Thought of Ibn
- Economic Thought of Ibn
- Economic Thought of
- Economic Thought of Shah
E. Book Review and
- “Politics of Islamic Finance” by Clement
M. Henry and Rodney Wilson, Journal of King Abdulaziz
Economics, (Jeddah), vol. 19, no. 2. 2006, pp. 45-50.
on "Challenge of Ethical Banking", by Moazzam Ali, Impact
- "Fiqh al-Zakah"
by Dr. Yusuf al-Qaradawi, English translation by Dr. Monzer Kahf, Center for Research in Islamic
Economics, Jeddah, 2000.
al-Iqtisadi Ii Ayat al-Quran al-Karim” by Muhiuddin Atiya, Majallah Uloom al-Quran, Aligarh, 1992, Vo. 7,
on `Economic Ideas of Shehu Uthman Dan Fodio” by Sule Ahmad Gusan", Journal
Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, London, "July 1989, vol.10, no.2.
Duties in Islam” Translation of al-Hisbah fi’l-Islam by Ibn
Taimiyah: Muhtar Holland (tr.) Journal of Research in Islamic Economics,
vol 1, no.1: Jeddah, Summer 1985.
and Family Planning” by Javed Jamil, Islamic Economics Bulletin,
vol. 2, no. 2, p. 4.
of Economic Thought in Islam - A Bibliography, Scientific Publishing
Centre, KAU, Jeddah 1997, pp. 22.
Jeddah, Scientific Publishing
Centre, KAU, 2003. 40 p.
A Bibliography, Jeddah, Scientific Publishing Centre,
KAAU, 2005, 37 p.
Special Editorials in IAFIE BULLETIN
for an Indian Centre for Research in Islamic Economics”, Islamic
Economics Bulletin, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. Feb. 1996.
for an Ethical Unit Trust”, Islamic Economics Bulletin, vol.8,
no.2, March-April 1996.
Prize for Amartya Sen: A Recognition to Ethical Dimensions of Economics”,
Islamic Economics Bulletin, vol. 8, no. 5, Sept.-Oct. 1998.
Scope of Islamic Banking and Finance”, Islamic Economics Bulletin,
vol.9, no. 2, March-April 1999.
Conference of IEA: Let us use this forum”, Islamic Economics Bulletin, vol. 10, no. 4, July-August, 2000.
‘Great Gap’ Thesis Revisited”, Islamic Economics Bulletin,
vol.10, no. 6, 2000.
Papers in Arabic
“Ba'd Jawanib Ahammiyyat al-Zakat
(Some Aspects of Zakat's Economic Significance), al-Ba`th al-Islami, (Lucknow), Reprinted in Sawt al-Ummah, (Varanasi), Nov.1992, vol.24, no. 11, pp.
33-40. Second Edition is in the press.
“Khadamat al-Hukumah wa’l-Qita` al-Khass fi’l-Hajj”
Institute of the Custodian of Two Holy Mosques for the Hajj Researches, Makkah
al-Mukarramah, KSA, University of Umm
al-Qura, 14 p.
Papers in Urdu
ke Ma’ashi Mabahis ka Tajziyah” (An Analytical Study of the Economic Discussions in Allama
Shibli’s work al-Faruq) in Siddiqui, Yasin Mazhar (edt.), Al-Farooq Yek
Mutala’ah, Aligarh, Institute of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim
University, 2002, pp.295-314.
in Share Market: Existing Practices and Islamic Viewpoint", Zindagi-e-Nau,
June, August, 97, vol.23, No.6, pp.13-21 and vol.23 No. 8. pp 59- 70.
of Islamic Economics”, Quarterly Tahqiqat-e-Islarni, Aligarh July - Sept.
1996, Vol.15 No.3 pp. 61-62.
Ideas in The Exegesis Literature: A General Survey", Majallah Ulum
Jan.- Dec.1995, Vol.10, Nos. 1-2, pp. 59-78.
Right to Inheritance”, (Urdu) the Monthly Hijab, Rampur Feb.1996 Vo. 1. 28 No. pp. 43-47.
Fundamental Issues of Qur'anic Economics", Majallah Ulum al-Quran,
Jan.- Dec.1991, vol.6, Nos. 1-2, pp.109-123. Reprinted in Tadabbur
March 1995 No.49, pp.45-S5.
Economic life of the Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh)”. (Urdu), The Monthly
Hijab, Rampur Oct.1994, Vol. 26 No.10, pp.13-18.
of loans and other deferred payments". Bahs-0-Nazar (Patna), July-Dec.
1989, vol.2, no.77 pp.47-58.
Concept of Property Right', `Majallah Ulum al-Qur’an, July-Dec.
1989, vol.4, no.2, pp. 58-71.
Desirable Consumer Behaviour in the Light of the Qur'an", Majallah
Ulum al-Qur’an, Jan-Dec. 1988, vol.3, nos. l&2, pp.41-62.
from Economic Viewpoint", Ta`mir-e-Hayat (Urdu), vol.12, no.4;
December 1974. pp.6, 13.
System of Islam as seen by Maulana Sadruddin Islahi", Hayat-e-Nau,
(Bilariaganj), January-April, 2000, Vol.16, Nos.l4, pp 266-273.
J. Papers Related to Miscellaneous Topics
of Awqaf in Promotion of Scientific Research” The Muslim World League
Journal, Makkah Mukarramah,
August 2004, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 13-19.
Related Services: A case Study” The Muslim World League Journal, Makkah Mukarramah, March 2003, vol. 31,
no. 1, pp. 22-27, a joint work.
for Ijtihad: A Reappraisal”, Aligarh Journal of Islamic Philosophy,
2001-2002, no. 7, pp.92-98.
Education: Islamic Perspective", Hijab, Rampur, Sept.97, vol.29, No.8, pp.27-30.
Right to Attend Mosques", Hijab, May 1996, vol.28, No.5,
Ijtihad - Need and Methodology. MonthIy Zindagi-e- Nav, New Delhi, July,
1994, Vol.20, No.1, pp.11-23. Reprinted in Tarjuman al-Quran, Lahore, April 1996.
Taimiyah's Exegetical Heritage", Journal of Qur`anic Studies,
vol.2, no.2; June 1987. pp. 61-73. Also published in Tarjumanul-Qur’an,
Manuscripts in the Central Library of King Abdulaziz University', Journal
of Qur'anic Studies (Urdu), vol.1, no.2; Aligarh. January 1986. pp. 140-154.
Interview With Prof. Muhammad Qutb" (Translated from Arabic
"al-Ghuraba", Zindagi (Urdu), vol.56, no. 4; Rampur. April 1976.
of Madaris Diniyah to the Flourishment of Urdu Language' `,lhtisab
(Urdu), vol.5, no.2; Aligarh.
Sayyid Sulaiman Nadwi and the Prophet's (be peace upon him)
Biography", Ta’mir-e-Hayat (Urdu), vol.11, no.14; Lucknow. May1974.
al-Mujtahid of Ibn Rushd'`, Ma’arif (Urdu), vol.108, no.2;
Azamgarh. August 1971. pp. I09-132.
for Ijtihad: A Reappraisal". Radiance, February 14-20,
1999, Vo134, No.5, pp. 13-15.
Shibli Mutakallim" Fikr -o- Nazar, Aligarh, A.M.U., 2000, vol. 37, No.3, pp
of Islamic Law: An Analytical Study". Bi-annual Ulum al Quran,
Jan 1998 -Dec. 2000, vol.13 - 15, pp.302-318.
5. Courses Developed
Developed and introduced a course of study on History of
Islamic Economic Thought at the postgraduate level in the Department of
Economics, Aligarh Muslim University,
Developed a diploma course on Islamic Banking and Finance,
for introduction at AMU, Aligarh.
Associated with development of course material for various
professional certification programs of Islamic Business and Finance Netversity
6. Membership of Academic and Professional
Life Member, International Association for Islamic Economics, UK
Member of Advisory Board, IBF Net: Islamic Business and
Life Member of the Indian Economic Association, Mumbai.
Member of Editorial board, Journal of King
Abdulaziz University – Islamic Economics, Jeddah
Member Academic Committee, Center for Research in Islamic
Economics, King Abdulaziz University,
Founder Member of the Indian Association for Islamic
Institute of Objective
Studies, New Delhi
Executive Committee of Jamiat al-Falah, Bilariaganj, India
Academic Committee of Madrasatul-Islah, Saraimir, India
Founder Member of the Idarah
Ulum al-Qur’an (Institute of Qur’anic Studies), Aligarh
7. Supervision and Examination of Research
Supervised and evaluated Ph. D. dissertations as well as
conducted viva voce examinations.
Supervised Ph. D. thesis on “Development of Islamic
Banking and Finance in South East Asia – A Case Study of Malaysia” (2001) at
the Dept. of Economics, Aligarh
Supervised Ph. D. Thesis on “Public Finance In Early
Islamic Thought” (2000), AMU, Aligarh
Supervised M. Phil. Dissertation on “Abu Yusuf’s
Contribution to the Theory of Public Finance”
(1998), Department of Economics, AMU, Aligarh
Supervised Ph. D thesis on “Resent Development in Banking
Organization with Special Refernce to
Islamic Banking Organization” (2002),
Evaluated Ph. D. thesis (2000) on “Development of Interest
Free Banking” and conducted Viva Voce
examination at Dr. B.S. Ambedkar
Marathwada University, Aurangabad,
8. Participation in National and
International Conferences and Seminars.
- Seventh International Conference on Islamic
Economics, organized by King
at Jeddah, KSA, during April 1-3, 2008. Paper presented on "Thirty
Years of Research in the History of Islamic Economic Thought: Assessment
and Future Direction"
- Third International Seminar on Development of Science
and Technology in Arab Countries, organized by the City of King Abdulaziz
for Science and Technology, at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during April 11-14,
2004. Paper presented on “Role of Waqf (endowments) in Promotion of
- The Third Scientific Forum of Hajj Researches
organized by Umm al- Qura University at Madinah Munawwarah during January
1-3, 2003, Paper presented on “ Financial and Shariah Analysis of
Hajj-Related Services: A Case Study”.
Conference on Legacy of al-Ghazali -Its Contemporary Relevance. Organized
by ISTAC. Kuala Lumpur,
during Oct. 24-27, 2001. Paper presented on "An Analytical Study of al-Ghazali's
Thought on Money and Interest".
Annual Conference of the Indian Economic Association held at Jammu University during December 29,
2000-January 1,2001. Presented paper on ‘Corruption and Development: An
Enquiry into the Nature and Causes and Suggested Remedies", abstract
appeared in the IEA Conference (83rd) Volume of the Millennium,
Jammu 2000, p. 727.
Annual Seminar of Islamic Fiqh Academy held at Lucknow during 13-16 February, 2001.
Presented paper on "Investment of Zakat Fund".
International Conference on Islamic Economics and Banking, held at
Loughborough University (UK) during August 13-15, 2000, Participated as
discussant on a paper entitled" Choice of Debt or Equity Contract
and Asymmetrical Information: An Empirical Evidence.
Seminar-cum-workshop on "Islamic Economics: A
Challenge, an Alternative", held at New Delhi, organized by Institute of Objective
Studies (10S) during March 25-26, 2000, presents paper on "Obstacles in
the way of Islamic Banking and finance in India".
Seminar on "Building a Healthy Family in the Light of Islamic
Principles and Indian Culture", organized by
PEACE at Saharanpur during July 1-3, 2000, presented paper entitled "In
Search of Quality Population: An Islamic Approach to Population
Seminar on "Islamic Economics: Issues and Challenges" organized
by the Indian Association for Islamic Economics held at Jamia Millia
Islamia, New Delhi, during October 2-3.1999. presented paper on "An
Appraisal of The Development of Financing Techniques of Islamic
Seminar on "Continuity and Change in Islam" organized by
Department of Philosophy. AMU, Aligarh
during December, 13-14, 1998, presented paper on "Prerequisite of
Conference of Indian Economic Association held at Hyderabad during Dec.27- 29, 1997, paper
presented on Economic Philosophy of Prof. V. K. R. V. Rao.
Seminar on Business and Economic Challenges and Islamic Institutions held
during Nov. 19-20, 1996, paper presented on Institutions of Waqf and
Human Resource Development.
Level Seminar on Islamic Disciplines in Contemporary World, held at
Jamiatul-Falah, Bilariaganj, Azamgarh during Oct. 26-27, 1996 paper
presented on India's
Contribution to Islamic Economic Theory.
Conference of Indian Economic Association held at Chandigarh during 29th – 31st Dec. 995.
Paper Presented on “Dadabhai Naoroji – From Economic Nationalism to
Conference of Indian Economic Association held at Mysore during 30th Dec. 1994-1st Jan.
1795. Paper presented on "Ethico-Economics, The Future System”.
on Issues in Islamic Economics, jointly organized by the Indian
Association for Islamic Economics and Jamiatul Falah at Bilariaganj.
Azamgarh during Oct. 27-28 1995. Paper prevented on Sources of Islamic
Conference on Comprehensive Development of Muslim Countries held at Selangor, Malaysia during August 1-3,
1994. Paper presented on Causes of Decline and Methods of Revival of
Nations -A Survey of Major Muslim Thinkers up to 19th Century.
on Issues before Ijtihad held at Patna in May 1994. Paper Presented on Ijtimai
Ijtihad Zarurat aur Tariqah-e-kar. (the Collective Ijtihad – Need and
Conference of Indian Economic Association held at Bombay during Feb. 19-21, 1994. Paper
presented on Ambedkar's contribution to the History of Public Finance in
British Period. Also was one of the discussants in the session on General
Economics of Dr. Ambedkar.
Conference of Indian Economic Association, held at Indore during May 1-3, 1993. Presented a
paper on Humanomics of M. G. Ranade.
level seminar on Sir Syed Ahmad Khan, held at Aligarh during April 10-11, 1992.
Presented a paper on Sir Syed Ahmad's Views on Education for Economic
All India Conference on Islamic Economics and Its Relevance in the Indian
Context, held at Bangalore
during June 23-24, 1992. Paper presented on "Distributive Justice
in Islam". Presided over one of the Business Sessions.
International Conference on Islamic Economics, held at Kuala Lumpur during January 28-30, 1992.
Topic of the paper Contribution of Voluntary Sector – waqf, in
provision of Public Goods in Islamic History.
India Fiqhi Seminars, organized annually by Islamic Fiqh Academy (India),
Participated in the first, second, fourth, fifth, seventh, eighth, ninth
and tenth seminar held at New Delhi (twice), Hyderabad, Azamgarh, Bharuch,
Aligarh, Jaipur and Bombay in Dec.1988, April 1989, Aug.1991, Oct.1992,
Jan.1994 and Oct.1995, Oct.96 and Oct.1997 respectively.
on Life and Work of Imam Farahi, held at Sarai Mir during Oct. 8-10, 1991.
Presented a paper on Economic Ideas of Maulana Farahi.
on Some Aspects of Islamic Economics, held at Bijapur, during Dec 13-14,
1991. Presented a paper on History of Economic Thought in Islam.
Conference of the Indian Economic Association, held at Anantapur during
Dec. 28-31, 1991. Presented a paper on Market and Price Mechanism in
Seminar on Islamic Economics and the Economy of Indian Muslims, held at New Delhi, during
July 1989. Presented a paper entitled Shah Wali Allah Dehlawi’s Concept
of al Irtifaqat (Stages of Socio-Economic Development). Also was one
of the members of` Experts Committee of the Seminar.
on Islam in the Changing World Organized by the Aligarh
Aligarh, India. 1976. Paper presented
on "Ibn Taimiyah's Economic Thought and the Modern Welfare
All In ha Islamic Studies Conference held at Dar al- Musannifin, Azamgarh, India. 1969. Paper
presentation “Ibn Rushd and his juristic Achievements”.
(Curriculum Vitae - April 2008)