Malaysian Journal For Islamic Studies

Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies is a refereed journal committed to the development of knowledge by encouraging discussion of the various branches of the discipline of Islamic studies and social sciences. The journal publishes articles, book reviews, and research reports of interest to scholars, especially in terms of content and approach.


Call for Papers!

Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies provides a platform for diverse and interdisciplinary work, including original research papers from within and outside the Muslim world, reviews and review articles, to investigate transformations in community relations, religion, politics culture, society and civilization. The target of Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies is global readership. This Refereed international Journal provides a transcultural academic sphere that engages scholars in a critical dialogue on ethnicity, politics, religion and culture in this today world. It also provides a forum for debate on moderation, modernity and coexistence.

MJIS’s long-term objective is to provide a vehicle for developing mutual understanding for coexistence and contribute to better world community relations. The Journal promotes work that reorientates dominant concepts and presumptions of Muslim-Western relations. The MJIS strives to realize the following aims:

1. Enhancing and promoting scientific research in community relations, politics and religion.

2. Developing cultural understanding, religious tolerance and interfaith of diverse worldviews

3. Promoting civilizational dialogue

4. Supporting peaceful coexistence in and prosperity of the whole world.


Area of Interest

MJIS is published twice a year and will be online world wide. The first issue will appear in January 2017. Particular interests include but are not limited to:
Islam and West, Politics/ Democracy and Islam, Inter-civilizations, Healthy Religious practices, Minority rights, Religious Tolerance, Muslims in Malaysia, Collective Ethics, State responsibility, Islamic Role in civic (society) life, Inter-faith, Ethnicity, Worldviews


The requirements of submissions are:

1. Paper/article length (10 to 20 A4 pages maximum, Font: Arial 12, 1.5 line spacing)

2. All papers are to be written in English, Arabic or Malay

3. The first page of the manuscript should contain the article title, author's name, author's affiliation, mailing address, and email address, as well as a descriptive abstract and some keywords.

4. Use ONLY scholarly resources.

5. References, notes and supplementary words for explanations should be numbered consecutively (Please use footnote system, each page new numbering)

6. Manuscripts should not be under consideration for publication elsewhere, or published in any form prior to submission to MJIS.


Mailing Address

Ketua Editor
Malaysian Journal for Islamic Studies (MJIS)
Fakulti Kontemporari Islam
Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin
Kampus Gong Badak
21300 Kuala Terengganu
Terengganu Darul Iman

Vol 3, No 1 (2019)

Table of Contents


Wafi Yahya Salih Yahya, Rohaizan Baru Mohd Zain
Samhani Ismail, Rohayah Husain, Syed Hadzrullathfi Syed Omar, Nasir Mohamad
Nurul Huda binti Zainal Abidin, Najmiah binti Omar, Nor Hafizi bin Yusof
Mohyi Aldin Yaqob Abu Alhoul, Zawawi Bin Yusoff
Yousef Al-Qudah, Nashaat Baioumy
Ahmad Abddllah Abu Sini, Nashaat Abdelaziz Baioumy, Mallak Sami Abu Sini
Thawab Al-Quran, Nashaat Baioumy, Ab. Aziz Bin Sulaiman
Mostafa Hassan Mohamed Al-Khaiat, Mohammed Muneer’deen Olodo Al-Shafi’i, Zawawi Yusuf, Wan Mohd Khairul Firdaus
Mostafa Hassan Mohamed Al-Khaiat, Mohammed Muneer’deen Olodo Al-Shafi’i, Mohamed Fathy Mohamed Abdelgelil, Nur Sakiinah Binti Ab Aziz