Islamic Literature Review
(An International Journal of Islamic Revival)
Dec 2015 (Safar al-Muzaffar, 1437), No.2, Vol.2 ISSN 2349-1795

About the Journal

  1. The journal aims to promote/analyze/evaluate only ideologies, which provided Islamic cultural strength to the Ummah and defended Islamic values in the past; it is now strongly felt that an intellectual revision and promotion of these ideologies is inevitable.
  2. The journal aims to provide space for the scholars, academicians and researchers to publish analysis and critical evaluation, textual variations, translations and emendation of the Islamic religious, social and political literature of Great Deobandi Ulama.
  3. The journal also aims to evaluate the ideological literature, this literature was successful for an Islamic intellectual revolution during the different periods in history, and it also has the ability to revive the new generations of the Muslims on social, educational and political backgrounds.

Scholars/academicians/students can submit their intellectual contribution by email to  or

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The Editor,
Islamic Literature Review
(An International Journal of Islamic Revival),
Deoband Institute of IslamicThought, (DIIT)
Qasmi Colony, Deoband, 247554, UP, INIDA

Islamic Literature Review is a refereed biannual and bilingual (Arabic/English) research journal.

ENGLISH SECTION (Issue: No. 2, Vol 1, Jan-Jun 2015)

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Research Articles:

Deobandi Sūfī Doctrine: Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Tasawwuf within the Context of Tawhīd and Sunnah

Author: Aamir Bashir


Secularism in the Discourse of Maulana Muhammad Abdur Rahim

Author: Thameem Ushama


Shaykh Muftī Muḥammad Shafīʿ: His Intellectual Achievements and Scholarly Statu

Author: Muhammad Taqi Uthmani, Translated by: Zameelur Rahman

Book Review:

‘Ulamā-e-Deoband kā Dīnī Rukh awr Maslakī Mizāj

Author: Muḥammad Ṭayyib (d. 1983), Reviewer: Ẓahoor Aḥmad Wānī




قسم اللغة العربية

الإمام محمد قاسم النانوتوي وكتاباته في الردِّ على المسيحيين

مؤلف: مهتاب عالم القاسمي القدوسي المظفرفوري، مراجعة: محمد أنوار خان القاسمي البستوي


مصنفات الإمام محمد قاسم النانوتوي في الردّ على شبهات الهنادكة

مؤلف: مزمل الحق بن عبد الکریم القاسمي، مراجعة: عارف جميل القاسمي المباركفوري


Editorial Board


Dr. Atif Suhail Siddiqui, Founder-President, DIIT, Deoband, UP, INDIA

Deputy Chairman

Dr. Mufti Yasir Nadeem, Director, Deputy Dean, DIIT, Deoband, UP, INDIA 

Editor in Chief

Mufti Muhammad Anwar Khan Qasmi, Researcher and Lecturer, DIIT, Deoband, UP, INDIA 

Members of the Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Abdalaziz A. Sachedina,Chair, IIIT, Prof in Islamic Studies at George Mason University, Fairfax

Prof. Dr. Jamal Malik,
 Chair of Religious Studies – Islamic Studies, University of Erfurt,

Prof. Dr. Thameem Ushama,
 Head Dept of Usul al Din and Comparative Religion, IRKHS, IIUM Kuala Lumpur

Prof. Dr. Ashirbek Mominov, Head, Institute of Oriental Studies, Almaty City

Prof. Akhtarul Wasey,
 Chairman, Zakir Husain Institute of Islamic Studies, JMI, New Delhi

Prof. Dr. Carl W. Ernst,
 William R. Kenan, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina

Prof. Dr. Sebestian Guenther, 
Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Göttingen

Prof. Dr. Mohammad Abullais Shamsuddin, 
Dept of Quran and Sunnah Studies, IRKHS, IIUM, Kuala Lumpur

Prof. Dr. Ebrahim Moosa,
 Dept of Religion and Islamic Studies, Duke University

Prof. Dr. Zafarul Islam, 
Dpt. of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Fauzi Bin Hamat
, Head, Dpt. of Aqidah and Islamic Thought, API, UM, Kuala Lumpur 

Assist Prof Dr. Sana Haroon,
Dpt. of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Assist Prof Dr. Brannon D Ingram,
Dpt. of Religion, Northwestern University, Evanston

Abdurrahmaan Saaleh, Asst. Prof. and Editor, Insight, Dawah Academy, IIU, Islamabad