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11 May 2005

It is 7.53 am. My youngest child is still sleeping. The 3 big kids have left for school. My husband has to rush to the airport in Pengkalan Chepa to see a friend who is leaving for Umrah. I decided not to go with him as I want to continue writing.

The 30th search is to read the Monograph on Selected Malay Intellectuals which I had bought on 27 April 2005 (priced at RM110; RM99 staff price) from the USM Cooperative Bookshop on main campus in Penang. This is a lovely book with sky blue hardcover and interesting contents. It is catalogued by Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM).

Monograph on Selected Malay Intellectuals (2003)
Compiled by Mohamad @ Md. Som Sujimon
First edition, 2003
Published by Research Centre, IIUM

Research Centre
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
53100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 603 2056 5010
Fax: 603 2056 4862

Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM)
Monograph on selected Malay intellectuals.
ISBN 983-2957-02-8
1. Scholars, Muslim--Malaysia.
2. Malays--Intellectual life.

Monograph on Selected Malay Intellectuals was launched on 3 October 2003 by Tan Sri Dato' Seri Sanusi Junid, President, IIUM. His Message From The President mentioned the following intellectuals: Dato' Yusof Zaki Yaaakob (Kelantan), Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra (Kedah), Haji Yusof Ahmad or better known as To' Kenali (Kelantan), Sheikh Daud Al-Fatani (Patani), Dato' Hj. Ahmad Badawi (Province Wellesly), Dr. Burhanuddin Al-Helmy (Perak), Sheikh Mustapha Abdul Rahman Mahmud (Perak), and Al-Sheikh Dr. Mohd. Idris Abdul Rauf Al-Marbawi (Mekah/Perak).

Dato' Yusof Zaki Yaaakob (1928-1999)
Also spelled as Dato' Yusoff Zaky Ya'cob. Publisher, entrepreneur, prolific writer. Wrote articles, books, poems, and novels. Contributed greatly towards the development of Islamic studies in the Malay world. Responsible for the Islamization of psychology. Awarded Sarjana Kehormat Persuratan by UKM.

Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra al-Haj (1903-1990)
First Chief Minister of Malaya. Son of the Sultan of Kedah. Obtained training as a lawyer in Cambridge. Muslim leader. Head of UMNO (United Malays' National Organization). Founder of PERKIM (Persatuan Kebajikan Islam Malaysia). First Secretary General of the OIC (Organisation of the Islamic Conference).

Haji Yusof Ahmad / To' Kenali (1870-1933)
He was better known as To' Kenali. A Malay clergy. Well-versed in Arabic. Modernist and Malay educational reformist.

Sheikh Daud Al-Fatani (1740-1847)
Born in Thailand. Prolific Malay writer. Translated over 60 works into the Malay language in Jawi script (bahasa Melayu tulisan Jawi). Topics included fiqh, tasawwuf and theology. Renowned agent of Malay manuscripts.

Dato' Hj. Ahmad Badawi (1907-1977)
Politician, dai'e (pendakwah or preacher), educator, social leader. Struggled against colonization. Committed to Islam, Malaya, and Merdeka.

Dr. Burhanuddin Al-Helmy Mohd. Noor (1911-1969)
Malay reformist. Introduced Malay politics based on the Al-Qur'an and Sunnah.

Sheikh Mustapha Abdul Rahman Mahmud (1918-1968)
A scholar of multiple disciplines including Al-Qur'an, Hadith, economy, psychology, history, and Islamic ethics. He wrote Tafsir al-Qur'an al-Hakim.

Al-Sheikh Dr. Mohd. Idris Abdul Rauf Al-Marbawi (1893-1989)
Malay scholar from Perak. Migrated to Cairo, Egypt. Translated Sunan al-Tarmidhi into Malay with Jawi script called Bahr al-Mazi. He wrote an Arabic-Malay dictionary called Qamus al-Marbawi.

Ahmad Ibrahim (1916-1999)
Father of Islamization of civil laws in Malaysia. The Ahmad Ibrahim Kuliyyah of Laws, IIUM is named in his honour for his contribution to the Malaysian Legal System.

Za'ba (1895-1973)
Islamic revivalism.

It is 9.00 am. I have to submit Professional 1 exam scripts to Academic Office.


Monograph on Selected Malay Intellectuals (2003)
Compiled by Mohamad @ Md. Som Sujimon
First edition, 2003
Published by Research Centre, IIUM
ISBN 983-2957-02-8

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