Muzaffar Iqbal Publications:

Books Authored, Edited, and Translated
21. (General ed.) The Integrated Encyclopedia of the Qur’an. 7 vols. Center for Islam and Science, forthcoming.
20. (Series ed.) Islam and Science: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. 4 vols. Ashgate, forthcoming.
19. Definitive Encounters: Islam, Muslims, and the West. Islamic Book Trust, 2008.
18. Dawn in Madinah: A Pilgrim’s Passage. Islamic Book Trust, 2008. Repr. Dost Publications, 2009.
17. Dew on Sunburnt Roses and other Quantum Notes. Dost Publications, 2008.
16. Islam, Science, Muslims, and Technology: Seyyed Hossein Nasr in Conversation with Muzaffar Iqbal. Islamic Book Trust, 2007. Repr. Sherwood Park: al-Qalam Publishing, 2007; Tehran: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, 2008; Islamabad: Dost Publications, 2009; Albanian translation, 2010.
15. Science and Islam. Greenwood Press, 2007. Repr. with Afterword as The Making of Islamic Science. Islamic Book Trust, 2009, repr. Dost Publications, 2010.
14. (Co-ed. with S. Nomanul Haq and Ted Peters.) God, Life and the Cosmos: Christian and Islamic Perspectives. Ashgate, 2002. Indonesian ed. Tuhan, Alam, Manusia: Perspektif Sains dan Agama. Bandung: Mizan, 2006.
13. Islam and Science. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002. Repr. as Islam and Science: Explorations in the Fundamental Questions of the Islam and Science Discourse. Lahore: Suheyl Academy, 2004.
12. (Co-trans. with Zafar Ishaq Ansari.) Towards Understanding the Qur’an. Vol. VII. Islamic Foundation, 2001. English translation of Syed Abul Ala Mawdudi’s Tafhim al-Qur’an.
11. (Ed.) Colours of Loneliness: An Anthology of Pakistani Literature. Oxford University Press, 1999.
10. Herman Melville: Life and Works . Serialized in Savera (1995-1998).
9. (Trans.) Divan-e Hallaj.Karachi: Danyal, 1996. Rev. ed. 2000. Arabic text of al-Hallaj’s Diwan with Urdu translation, introduction and notes.
8. (Ed.) Science in Islamic Polity in the Twenty-first Century. COMSTECH, 1995.
7. (Ed.) Mineral Profile of the Muslim World. COMSTECH, 1995.
6. (Co-ed.) Possible Strategy for Energy Mixes in the Muslim World. COMSTECH, 1995.
5. Inqta (Severance). Book II of the trilogy Hijratayn (Exiles). Islamabad: Leo Books, 1994. In Urdu.
4. (Ed.) Health and Medical Profile of the Muslim World. COMSTECH, 1993.
3. Abdullah Hussein: From Sad Generations to a Lonely Tiger. South Asian Centre, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1985. Repr. as Abdullah Hussein: The Chronicler of Sad Generations. Islamabad: Leo Books, 1993.
2. Inkhila (Uprooting). Book I of the trilogy Hijratayn (Exiles). Lahore: The Circle, 1988. In Urdu.
1. Jang-e Azadi Sey Hasooley Azadi Tak. Lahore: Sang-e Meel Publishers, 1977. A book on the history of the Pakistan Movement. In Urdu.

Chemistry (Research Papers)
J. Organomet. Chem., 302 (1986) 307.
J. Organomet. Chem., 288 (1985) 89.
J. Organomet. Chem., 231 (1982) 151.
J. Chem. Soc. Pak, Vol. 3 (1981) No. 3.

Chemistry (Theses)
The Chemistry of the n6-Tris(Trialkyl Phsphite)-n5-Cyclopentadienyliron Cations: A Thesis submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in Partial Fulfilment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon. August 1983.
Alkanline Hydrolysis of Phosphate Diesters: A Thesis submitted to the University of the Punjab for the Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Chemistry (Through Hons. Course). Institute of Chemistry, University of the Punjab, Lahore. 1975.

Journal Issues Edited
4. Islamic Studies Vol. 39 (Winter 2000) No. 4. Special issue on Islam and science.
3. Pakistani Literature Vol. 2 (1993) No. 2.
2. Pakistani Literature Vol. 1 (1993) No. 2.
1. Pakistani Literature Vol. 1 (1992) No. 1.

Journal Articles and Book Chapters (partial list)

  1. “Abdullah Hussein: Night and Other Stories.” World Literature Today, University of Oklahoma (Spring 1985): 320.
  2. “Faruq Hassan’s Nai Purani Nazmain.” Annual of Urdu Studies, Chicago (1985) No. 5: 130-136.
  3. “Thus Spoke the Master.” Urdu Canada, Ottawa. Vol. 1 (1986) No. 2: 90-95.
  4. “Urdu’s Tacit Lover.” Annual of Urdu Studies, Chicago (1987) No. 6: 116-129.
  5. “Urdu in Canada: A Plea to the Urdu Speaking Population of Canada.” In Across Continents: A Review of Urdu Language and Literature in Canada. National Federation of Pakistani Canadians. 1988.
  6.  “The Heart (Qalb): Its Function and Maladies. Part 1.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (June 1990) No. 1.
  7. “The Heart (Qalb): Its Function and Maladies. Part 2.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (July 1990) No. 2.
  8. “Orientalism and its Impact on Modern Muslims.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (July 1990) No. 2.
  9. “The Heart (Qalb): Its Function and Maladies. Part 3.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (August 1990) No. 3.
  10. “Knowledge: Its Nature and Source. Part 1.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (August 1990) No. 3.
  11. “Knowledge: Its Nature and Source. Part 2.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (September 1990) No. 4.
  12. “The Ear: Its Nature and Function.” Al-Dawah, Saskatoon. Vol. 1 (September 1990) No. 4.
  13. “Time Through the Ages.” Annual of Urdu Studies, Chicago (1990) No. 7: 53-61. Chapters 3 and 4 of a novel.
  14. “The Heart and the Organs of Sense Perception.” Islamic Thought and Scientific Creativity. Vol. 2 (December 1991) No. 4: 45-60.
  15. “Five Eminent Early Muslim Scientists and their Contributions to Islamic Scientific Thought.” Islamic Thought and Scientific Creativity. Vol. 3 (September 1992) No. 3: 7-28.
  16. “Towards an Islamic Renaissance.” Islamic Thought and Scientific Creativity. Vol. 4 (March 1993) No. 1: 7-30.
  17. “The Day of Resurrection and Life after Death.” Islamic Thought and Scientific Creativity. Vol. 4 (September 1993) No. 3: 7-20.
  18. “Islamic Medicine: The Tradition of Spiritual Healing.” Science & Spirit. Vol. 9 (1998) Issue 4.
  19. “Muhammad Asad: A Biography.” Islamic Studies. Vol. 37 (1998) No. 3: 411-414.
  20. “Islam and Modern Science: Formulating the Questions.” Islamic Studies. Vol. 39 (Winter 2000) No. 4: 517-570.
  21. “‘Abdullah Yusuf Ali and Muhammad Asad: Two Approaches to the English Translation of the Qur’an.” Journal of Qur’anic Studies. Vol. 2 (2000) No. 1: 107-123.
  22. “Islam and the West in the Emerging World Order.” In Muslims and the West: Encounter and Dialogue. Ed. Zafar Ishaq Ansari and John L. Esposito. Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, 2001. 232-273.
  23. “Islamic Contributions to Science: Historical and Contemporary Issues.” The Journal of Faith and Science Exchange. Vol. 5 (2001): 71-96.
  24. “Islam and Modern Science.” In Bridging Science and Religion. Ed. Ted Peters, Gaymon Bennet, and Kang Phee Seng. Fortress Press, 2002. German ed. Bru:cken bauen: Naturwissenschaft und Religion. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2006.
  25. “Islam and Science: Responding to a False Approach.” Islam & Science. Vol. 1 (Summer 2003) No. 2: 221-34.
  26. “Islam and Muslims in the Twenty-First Century: Preliminary Thoughts on a Research Agenda.” Islamic Studies. Vol. 42 (2003) No. 3: 503-508.
  27. “Challenges to Islam and Muslims: What is to be Done?” Islamic Studies. Vol. 42 (2003) No. 4: 595-637.
  28. “Fundamentals of Survival.” In Ciencia, Religiao e Consciencia (Actas do Forum Internacional). Ed. Joaquiem Fernandes and Nelson Lima Santos. Centro Transdisciplinar de Estudos da Consciencia, 2005. 35-52.
  29. (Co-trans. with Rafik Berjak.) “Ibn SąnĀ—al-BąrĈną Correspondence.” Islam & Science (2003-5).
  30. “The International Religion-Science Discourse: Pitfalls, Obstacles, and Opportunities.” Islam & Science. Vol. 3 (Winter 2005) No. 2: 189-200.
  31. “Obituary. Into His Lord’s Mercy: Remembering Martin Lings.”Islam & Science. Vol. 3 (Winter 2005) No. 2: 175-88.
  32. “Introduction.” In Elma Ruth Harder. Concentric Circles: Nurturing Awe and Wonder in Early Learning. A Foundational Approach. Sherwood Park: al-Qalam Publishing, 2006. Xi-xix.
  33. “In the Beginning: Islamic Perspectives on Cosmological Origins. Part 1.”Islam & Science. Vol. 4 (Summer 2006) No. 1: 61-78.
  34. “In the Beginning: Islamic Perspectives on Cosmological Origins. Part 2.”Islam & Science. Vol. 4 (Winter 2006) No. 2: 93-112.
  35. “Forward.” In Waqas Ahmed. Embracing Islam: The Journey Begins. Islamabad: Dar-ul-Hikmet International, 2007. 6-9.
  36. “The Qur’an, Orientalism, and The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an.” Journal of Qur’anic Research and Studies. Vol. 3 (2008) No. 5: 5-45. Repr. in Occasional Paper Series. Islamic Book Trust, 2009.
  37. “Darwin’s Shadow: Context and Reception in the Muslim World. Part 1.” Islam & Science. Vol. 6 (Winter 2008) No. 2: 99-152.
  38. “Darwin’s Shadow: Context and Reception in the Muslim World. Part 2.” Islam & Science. Vol. 7 (Summer 2009) No. 1: 9-52.
  39. “The Qur’an, Occident, and The Encyclopaedia of the Qur’an: A Second Critique.” Muslim World Book Review. Vol. 30 (Autumn 2009) No. 1: 2-22.
  40. “The Qur’an and its Disbelievers.” Islam & Science. Vol. 7 (Winter 2009) No. 2: 87-126.
  41. “Evolution in an Islamic Mirror: The Meta-Scientific Content. Part 3.”Islam & Science. Vol. 8 (Summer 2010) No. 1: .

Book Reviews (partial list)

  1. What is Scripture? by Wilfred Cantwell Smith. In Islamic Studies. Vol. 33 (Winter 1994) No. 4: 501-505.
  2. Islam: The Alternative by Murad Hoffman. In Islamic Studies. Vol. 37 (Summer 1998) No. 2: 261-270.
  3. The Widening Breach: Evolutionism in the Mirror of Cosmology by Whitall Perry. In Iqbal Review. Vol. 38 (October 1997) No. 3: 167-173.
  4. Searching for Solace: A Biography of Abdullah Yusuf Ali by M.A. Sherif. In Islamic Studies. Vol. 37 (Winter 1998) No. 4.
  5. “Review Article: Towards Understanding the Qur’an: A New Translation of the Glorious Qur’an.” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs. Vol. 19 (1999) No. 1: 131-134.
  6. World-Maps for Finding the Direction and Distance to Mecca: Innovation and Tradition in Islamic Science by David King. InIslam & Science. Vol. 1 (Summer 2003) No. 1: 135-42.
  7. The Enterprise of Science in Islam—New Perspectives by Jan P. Hogendijk and Abdelhamid I. Sabra. In Islam & Science. Vol. 2 (Summer 2004) No. 1: 75-90.
  8. Aristotle’s Meteorology and its Reception in the Arab World by Paul Lettinck. In Islam & Science. Vol. 2 (Summer 2004) No. 1: 91-93.
  9. Freethinkers of Medieval Islam by Sarah Stroumsa. InIslam & Science. Vol. 2 (Summer 2004) No. 1: 93-99.
  10. Plants of the Qur’an and Medicinal Plants in the Traditions of the Prophet Muhammad: Scientific Study of the Prophetic Medicine, Food and Perfumes (Aromatics) by Dr. M. I. H. Farooqi. InIslam & Science. Vol. 3 (Winter 2005) No. 2: 171-174.
  11. The Encyclopaedia of Religion and Nature by Bron R. Taylor et al. InIslam & Science. Vol. 4 (Summer 2006) No. 1: 84-86.
  12. In Synchrony with the Heavens: Studies in Astronomical Timekeeping and Instrumentation in Medieval Islamic Civilization by David King. InIslam & Science. Vol. 4 (Summer 2006) No. 1: 79-83.
  13. The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture, A UNESCO Series. Vols. 2, 4, and 5. InIslam & Science. Vol. 4 (Winter 2006) No. 2: 173-6.
  14. The Medieval Islamic Philosophical Writings by Muhammad Ali Khalidi (ed.). InIslam & Science. Vol. 4 (Winter 2006) No. 2: 176-7.
  15. Science in the Medieval Hebrew and Arabic Traditions by Gad Freudenthal. InIslam & Science. Vol. 4 (Winter 2006) No. 2: 177-9.
  16. Secrets of Nature: Astrology and Alchemy in Early Modern Europe by William R. Newman and Anthony Grafton (eds.). InIslam & Science. Vol. 4 (Winter 2006) No. 2: 180.
  17. The Formation of the Classical Tafsąr Tradition: The QurāĀn Commentary of al-ThaĂlabą by Walid A. Saleh. InIslam & Science. Vol. 5 (Summer 2007) No. 1: 71-73.
  18. A Traditional MuĂtazilite QurāĀn Commentary by Andrew J. Lane. InIslam & Science. Vol. 5 (Summer 2007) No. 1: 73-4.
  19. Mekka in the Latter Part of the 19th Century            by C. Snouck Hurgronje. In Islam & Science. Vol. 5 (Winter 2007) No. 2: 168-74.
  20. Knowledge Triumphant by Franz Rosenthal. InIslam & Science. Vol. 5 (Winter 2007) No. 2: 174-78.
  21. Existence and the Fall: Spiritual Anthropology of Islam by Hamid Parsania. InIslam & Science. Vol. 5 (Winter 2007) No. 2: 178-9.
  22. Science of the Cosmos, Science of the Soul by William C. Chittick. InIslam & Science. Vol. 5 (Winter 2007) No. 2: 179-80.
  23. Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths About Science and Religion by Ronald L. Numbers (ed.). InIslam & Science. Vol. 7 (Winter 2009) No. 2.
  24. Thabit ibn Qurra: Science and Philosophy in Ninth-Century Baghdad by Roshdi Rashed (ed.). InIslam & Science. Vol. 8 (Winter 2010) No. 1.

Conference Presentations, Lectures, Speeches (partial list)

International Conferences

  1. Dr. Iqbal has participated and presented at various international conferences on every continent during the last two decades.

 

Newspaper Articles (A large number of articles; partial list is given below)

  1. Weekly columnQuantum Notein The News International since 1998--
  2. A large number of other shorter articles published in various newspapers, websites, and magazines. Partial list follows:
  1. “Sin, Repentance and Salvation in Islam.” A series of three articles in The Saskatoon Star Phoenix. Saskatoon. January 16, 23 and 30, 1990.
  2. “Life and Martyrdom of  Hallaj.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. August 12, 1988.
  3. “Hallaj—The Legend Lives On.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. August 19, 1988.
  4. “Gabriel Garcia Marquez—Winner of 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. November 26, 1982.
  5. “Abdullah Hussein and Elias Canetti: My Obsession with their Obsessions.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. May 20, 1983.
  6. “Fiction Minus Fantastic.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. August 5, 1983.
  7. “Jaroslav Seifert—Winner of 1984 Nobel Prize for Literature.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. December 6, 1984.
  8. “Nabokov on Russian Masters.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. January 25, 1985.
  9. “Urdu Calligrapher in the Computer.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. October 30, 1987.
  10. “Strange Case of Quratul Ain Hyder.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. May 26, 1989.
  11. “Farewell to a Generation.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. February 17, 1989.
  12. “The Slow Wilting of Innocence.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. December 8, 1989.
  13. “Developments in Urdu Software.” The Pakistan Times. Lahore. June 8, 1990.

 

Unpublished work
(List yet to be completed)

Forthcoming

The Occident in an Islamic Mirror
The Qur’an: Its Believers and Disbelievers