Chapters of Books

2012. “The Empowerment of Muslim Communities in Private Higher Education: An Ummatic Agenda,” Osman Bakar & Airulamri Amran, eds., The Empowerment of Muslim Communities in Private Higher Education (Kuala Lumpur: IAIS Malaysia & IKIP International College), pp. 82-87.

2011. “Islamic Leadership in the Changing ASEAN: Fostering Peace and Development,” Proceedings of Conference on Islamic Leadership in the Changing ASEAN (Manila: Asian Institute of Management), pp. 38-55.

2010. “Report on Issue of Religious Tolerance: National Dialogue on Islam and Democracy,” Ibrahim M. Zein, ed., Islam and Democracy in Malaysia: Findings from a National Dialogue (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC), pp. 118-132.

2010. “Environmental Health and Welfare as an Important Aspect of Civilizational Islam,” Mohamed Ajmal bin Abdul Razak al-Aidrus, ed., Islam Hadhari: Bridging Tradition and Modernity (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC), pp. 139-159.

2009. “Religious Reform and the Controversy Surrounding Islamization in Malaysia,” Syed Farid al-Atas, ed., Muslim Reform in Southeast Asia: Perspectives from Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore (Singapore: MUIS), pp. 31-45

2009. “Konsep Tamadun Malaysia: Kesatuan Dalam Kepelbagaian,” Hashim Ismail and Raihanah Abdullah, eds., Permuafakatan dan Kerukunan: Teras Peradaban Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur: Akademi Pengajian Melayu and Center for Civilizational Dialogue, University of Malaya), pp. 1-9.

2009. “Islam dalam jati diri tamadun Melayu: konflik dan keharmonian antara tuntutan keetnikan dan keagamaan,” Kalthum Ibrahim, Farid Mat Zain, Nasruddin Yunos dan Ezad Azraai Jamsari, eds., Dunia Melayu dan Islam (Bangi: ATMA, UKM), pp. 389-398.

2009. “Traditional Muslim Classifications of the Sciences: Comparative Notes on Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi and Ibn Khaldun,” Osman Bakar & Baharudin Ahmad, eds., Ibn Khaldun’s Legacy and Its Significance (Kuala Lumpur: ISTAC), pp. 209-216.

2008. “Challenges to Dialogues of Civilizations and Ways of Overcoming Them,” Thomas W. Simon and Azizan Baharuddin, eds., Dialogue of Civilizations and the Construction of Peace (Kuala Lumpur: Center for Civilizational Dialogue, University of Malaya), pp. 23-39.

2007. “Islam and the Future of Interreligious Peace in Asia,” Imtiyaz Yusuf, ed. The Role of Religions and Philosophical Traditions in Promoting World Peace: An Asian Perspective (Singapore: Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung), pp. 105-116

2007. “Malaysian Islam in the Twenty-first Century,” John Esposito, John Voll and Osman Bakar, eds., Asian Islam in the Twenty-first Century (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007), pp. 81-108.

2007. “Islam and the Malay Civilizational Identity: Tension and Harmony between Ethnicity and Religiosity,” John Donohue and John Esposito, eds., Islam in Transition: Muslim Perspectives (New York-Oxford: OxfordUniversity Press, 2007), pp. 480-487.

2006. “Islam, Ethnicity, Pluralism and Democracy: Malaysia’s Unique Experience,” M. A. Muqtedar Khan, ed., Islamic Democratic Discourse: Theory, Debates, and Philosophical Perspectives (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2005), pp. 63-83.

2005. “Competing Visions of Islam in Southeast Asia: American Muslim Scholarship as a Shaping Factor,” Philippa Strum, ed., Muslims in the United States: Identity, Influence, Innovation (Washington, DC: WoodrowWilsonInternationalCenter for Scholars, 2005), pp. 103-120.

2005.  “Malaysia’s Path to Modernization and Democratization,” Shireen T. Hunter and Huma Malik (eds.), Modernization, Democracy and Islam (Westport: Praeger Publishers, 2005), pp. 235-252.

2005.  “The Impact of the War on Terror on Malaysia,” Shahram Akbarzadeh and Samina Yasmeen (eds.), Islam and the West: Reflections from Australia (Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 2005), pp. 93-113.

2005. “Science and the Idea of the Sacred,” Zainal Abidin Bagir, ed., Science and Religion in a Post-Colonial World: Interfaith Perspectives (Adelaide: ATF Press, 2005), pp. 103-112.

2004.  “Pluralism and the “People of the Book”: An Islamic Faith Perspective,” Robert A. Seiple ad Dennis R. Hoover, eds., Religion and Security: The New Nexus in International Relations, Rowman & Littlefield, pp. 99-112.

2004.  “Relations between Malaysia and Islam in America,” Abdul Razak Baginda, ed., Malaysia and the Islamic World, Malaysia Strategic Research Center, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 225-250.

2003. “The Intellectual Impact of American Muslim Scholars on the Muslim world with Special Reference to Southeast Asia” in Philippa Strum and Danielle Tarantolo, eds., Muslims in the United States (Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars), pp. 151-169.

2003.  “Islam and Political Legitimacy in Malaysia,” Shahram Akbarzadeh & Abdullah Saeed, eds., Islam and Political Legitimacy, Curzon Press, London, pp. 127-149.

2001. “Intercivilizational Dialogue: Theory and Practice in Islam” in M. Nakamura, S. Siddique, and O.F. Bajunid,  (eds.), Islam and Civil Society in Southeast Asia, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, pp. 164-176.

1997. “The Importance of Cosmology in the Cultivation of the Arts,” in Wan Abdul Kadir & Hashim Awang (eds.), Art and Cosmology: Islamic Cosmology and Malay Art, Academy of Malay Studies, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1-6.

1996. “Science (as a Branch of Philosophy)” in S.H. Nasr & O. Leaman (eds.), History of Islamic Philosophy, Routledge History of World Philosophies, vol. II, chapter 53, pp. 926-958.

1994. “Knowledge of Divine Unity (tawhid) on the Basis of Scientific Knowledge,” Ismail Ibrahim & Mohd Sahri Abdul Rahman (eds.), Knowledge and Excellence in Islamic Perspective, Institute of Islamic Understanding (IKIM), Kuala Lumpur, pp. 1-9.

1993. “Science in Islamic Perspective,” in Azizan Baharuddin (ed.), Malay Students and Science Education, Academy of Malay Studies Monograph (Cendekia), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, no. 2, pp. 8-24. (in Malay)

1991. “The Unity of Science and Spiritual Knowledge: The Islamic Experience,” in R. Ravindra (ed.), Science and Spirit, International Cultural Foundation, New York, pp. 87-101.

1991. “Spiritual Traditions and Science and Technology,” in ALIRAN, The Human Being: Perspectives from Different Spiritual Traditions, ALIRAN, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 140-155.

1984. “The Question of Methodology in Islamic Science,” in Rais Ahmad & S. Naseem Ahmad (eds.), Quest for New Science: Selected Papers of a Seminar, Center for Studies on Science, Aligarh (India), pp. 91-109.

1979. “The Role of Science Education in the Spiritual Development of Man,” in PKPIM Collection: Symposium on Islamic Education, National Union of Muslim Students of Malaysia (PKPIM), Kuala Lumpur, pp. 119-135.


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