Select Bibliography


1. The Muslim 100: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of the Most Influential Muslims in History, Leicester: Kube Publishing, 2008, pp460.

2. 100 Muslim: Paling Berpengaruh Sepanjang Sejarah (Indonesian translation of The Muslim 100), Jakarta: Noura Books, 2010, pp896.

3. The Muslim Heritage of Bengal: The Lives, Thoughts and Achievements of Great Muslim Scholars, Writers and Reformers of Bangladesh and West Bengal, Leicester: Kube Publishing, 2013, pp412.

4. Great Muslims of the West: Makers of Western Islam, Leicester: Kube Publishing, 2017, pp520.

5. Muslims in British India: The Life and Times of Nawab Abdul Latif (1828-1893) of Bengal, forthcoming.

Essays in Books

6. ‘A Survey of European Principals of Calcutta Madrasah, 1850-1927’, A History of Madrasah Education (in Bengali), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

7. ‘Pioneers of Islam in Bengal’, Nazimuddin Ahmed Commemoration Volume 2010-2011, edited by Syed Mahmudul Hasan, Dhaka: Islamic Arts Organization Bangladesh, 2011, pp203-216.

8. ‘Studies in Islamic History, Culture and Heritage’, Professor Syed Mahmudul Hasan Felicitation Volume, Dhaka: Ruposhi Books, 2016, pp1-16.

9. ‘Great Historians of Muslim Bengal’, Professor Syed Mahmudul Hasan Felicitation Volume, Dhaka: Ruposhi Books, 2016, pp85-95.

10. ‘Philosophy of Islamic Law’, Essays on Islam, London: FOSIS, 1995, pp43-60.

11. ‘Islam and Da’wah (Preaching)’ Muslim Students Scholarship Awards, London: FOSIS, 1994, pp161-173.

Research Articles/Papers

12. ‘Sufi Voices in Medieval Bengali Literature: A Study of Syed Sultan (c.1550-c.1648) and Syed Alaol (c.1607-c.1680)’, The Muslim Education Quarterly, Cambridge: Islamic Academy, forthcoming.

13. ‘God between Science and Religion: Quest for Meaning and Purpose in the Modern World’, Islamic Research Journal (Bengali-English), Rajshahi: Centre for Islamic Research, 2011, pp273-287.

14. ‘The Philosophy of Islamic Economic Paradigm: An Overview’, Islamic Research Journal (Bengali-English), Rajshahi: Centre for Islamic Research, 2010, pp287-295.

15. ‘Exploring Young Muslims’ Views’, Ipswich: Suffolk Inter-Faith Resource, 2007, pp48.

Selected Articles/Book Reviews

16. ‘Essays on the Origins of Islamic Civilization’, The Muslim World Book Review, vol. 28, Issue 2, 2008, pp38-40.

17. ‘Al-Ghazali’s Philosophical Theology’, The Muslim News, no. 247, 2009.

18. ‘Islam in Modern Russian Thought’, The Muslim Post, 2010.

19. ‘The Prophet of Islam and his Western Admirers’, The Muslim Post, 2011.

20. ‘Major Ethical and Religious Concepts in the Qur’an’, 2011,

21. ‘Between Religion and Politics’, The Muslim News, 27 May, 2011.

22. ‘Kazi Nazrul Islam: A Critical Overview’, The Muslim Post, 2011.

23. ‘Contribution of Black and North African Muslims’, The Muslim News, 28 September, 2012.

24. ‘The Qur’anic Philosophy of History and Muslim Futures’ (parts 1-2), , 2013.

25. ‘Domestic Violence and the Islamic Tradition’, The Milli Gazette, 16-31 May, 2015.

26. ‘History of Black Muslims: Another Perspective’, , 2015.

27. ‘Understanding the Role of Islamic Seminaries’, The Muslim News, 27 November, 2015.

28. ‘Muslim Contribution to Medieval Thought and Philosophy’, The Muslim News, 28 April, 2017.

29. ‘The Biographical Dictionary of Islamic Philosophy’, The Muslim News, 25 August, 2017.

30. ‘Revisionist Account of Early Islamic History and Culture’, The Muslim News, 29 September, 2017.

Selected Citations/References in Academic Publications

1. Islamic History: A Very Short Introduction, Adam J. Silverstein, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

2. Folklore, Religion and the Songs of a Bengali Madman: A Journey between Performance and the Politics of Cultural Representation, Carola Erika Lorea, Leiden: Brill, 2016.

3. Cultural Constellations, Place-Making and Ethnicity in Eastern India, c.1850-1927, Swarupa Gupta, Leiden: Brill, 2017.

4. The Idea of European Islam: Religion, Ethics, Politics and Perpetual Modernity, Muhammad Hashas, London: Routledge, 2018.

5. Forty Episodes on Persian Figures, Nadia Maftouni, North Carolina: Lulu Press, 2018.

6. ‘The Waves of Turkey’s proactive Foreign Policy Hitting South-Asian Coasts: Turkey-Bangladesh Relations’, Journal of Administrative Sciences, 2017.

7. ‘Islam, Politics and Secularism in Bangladesh: Contesting the Dominant Narratives’, Social Sciences, 2018.