Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman

Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman (Jan 1, 1941 – Jan 14, 2014) was a Bangladeshi Islamic scholar, academician and Quran translator. He served as the 7th vice chancellor of Islamic University, Bangladesh from December 10, 2001 to April 2, 2004.[1][2][3] He also served as a professor at the University of Dhaka.[4] The first Bangladeshi scholar to translate the Qur'an into English, Rahman wrote many books and scholarly articles on Islam.[5][6][7]

Muhammad Mustafizur Rahman
7th Vice-Chancellor of Islamic University, Bangladesh
In office
10 December 2001 – 2 April 2004
Preceded byMuhammad Lutfar Rahman
Succeeded byM. Rafiqul Islam
Personal details
Born(1941-01-01)January 1, 1941
Mathbaria Upazila in Pirojpur district in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
Died14 January 2014(2014-01-14) (aged 73)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
NationalityBangladeshi
Alma materDhaka University
OccupationWriter, Quran Translator, university academic.

Early life and educationEdit

Mustafizur Rahman was born in 1941 in the Surjomoni village of Pirojpur district in the then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). His father's name is Md Abdul Majid Munsi and his mother's name is Lal Boru Begum.[7] He studied Arabic literature at the University of Dhaka.

CareerEdit

Rahman began his academic career as a lecturer at Arabic department of the University of Dhaka.[4] Later, he became a full professor and served as its Chair.[8][4] On December 10, 2001, Rahman was appointed as Vice-chancellor of the Islamic University, Bangladesh. He could not, however, complete his term and eventually left the university on April 2, 2004.

DeathEdit

Suffering from old age complicacies,[7] Mustafizur Rahman died on January 14, 2014 at United Hospital in Dhaka.[7]

BibliographyEdit

Rahman wrote many books and scholarly articles on Islam. He is noted as the first Bangladeshi scholar to translate the Quran into English.[7] His books include:

In Bnagla
  • Complete Bengali Translation of the Holy Quran (Benglai: কোরআন শরিফ পূর্ণাঙ্গ বঙ্গানুবাদ),[9] ( ISBN Number: 9844380278)
  • The Holy Quran with Arabic-Bengali Pronunciation, Meaning and Shane Nuzul. ( Bengali: আরবী বাংলা উচ্চারণ অর্থ ও শানে নুযুলসহ কোরআন শরীফ),[10] ISBN Number: 98443806010
  • The Message of the Qur'an (Bengali: কোরআনের বাণী)
  • Introduction to the Quran (Bengali: কুরআন পরিচিতি)
  • Letters From a Distant Lady (Bengali: সুদূরিকার পত্র)[11]
  • Al-Munir Arabic-Bengali Dictionary[6][12][13]
In English
  • Quran Majeed with Arabic Text and English Translation[14]
  • The Holy Quran with Bengali and English Pronunciation[15] ISBN Number: 9844381204

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Engineer, Nazmus Shahadat, Senior Software. "Islamic University". iu.ac.bd. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  2. ^ "মেয়াদ পূর্ণ করতে পারবেন তো ইবি উপাচার্য". সংবাদ দর্পণ. 2019-09-02. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  3. ^ bdnewshour24.com. "ইসলামী বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়ের ৩৮ বছর | banglanewspaper". bdnewshour24.com. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  4. ^ a b c "University of Dhaka || the highest echelon of academic excellence". www.du.edu.bd. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  5. ^ Rahman, Muhammad Mustafizur (1981). An Introduction to Al-Maturidi's Taʼwilat Ahl Al-Sunna. Islamic Foundation Bangladesh.
  6. ^ a b "আল মুনীর আরবী-বাংলা অভিধান". Wafi Life. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  7. ^ a b c d e "চলে গেলেন ইবির সাবেক ভিসি ড. মুহাম্মদ মুস্তাফিজুর রহমান". CampusLive24.com. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  8. ^ প্রতিবেদক, নিজস্ব. "১১ উপাচার্যের কেউই মেয়াদ শেষ করতে পারেননি". Prothomalo (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  9. ^ "কোরআন শরীফ (বঙ্গানুবাদ) - ড. মুহাম্মদ মুস্তাফিজুর রহমান". www.rokomari.com. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  10. ^ "Arbir bangla Uccaron Ortho O Shane Nujulosoh Quran Sharif - Dr. Muhammod Mustafizur Rahman". www.rokomari.com. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  11. ^ "সুদূরিকার পত্র - ড. মুহাম্মদ মুস্তাফিজুর রহমান | বইবাজার.কম". BoiBazar.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  12. ^ Azad, Rafiq. "আরবি অভিধান". STUDYSHAREBD-ACADEMIC, ADMISSION, BCS , BANK, LIBRARY SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY, BOOKS, TUTORIALS, ISLAMIC. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  13. ^ "গ্রন্থঃ কুরআন ও সুন্নাহর আলোকে মুসলিম জীবনের আদব-কায়দা | লেখক/পাবঃ ইসলামহাউজ.কম". www.hadithbd.com (in Bengali). Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  14. ^ "The Holy Quran With English and Bengali Translation - Dr. Muhammod Mustafizur Rahman". www.rokomari.com. Retrieved 2020-10-31.
  15. ^ Khalaf, Meethaq Khamees (2020-02-28). "Discoursal Value of Transferring Prepositions in the Holy Quran into English". International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation. 24 (4): 3928–3935. doi:10.37200/ijpr/v24i4/pr201506. ISSN 1475-7192.