Prof. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman Anwari

Professor Dr. Md Abdur Rahman Anwari is regarded as a prominent professor, author, and innovative researcher in the field of Dawah and Comparative Religion as well as Interfaith Dialogue. His many books are taught as text books in different Universities of Bangladesh which are published by the Universities Grants Commission (UGC) and Islamic Foundation Bangladesh.


His Books initiated the study of Dawah in higher studies of Bangladesh.  He did his Bachelor (Hons) and Masters in Dawah and Islamic Studies under the Faculty of Theology and Islamic Studies, Islamic University, Kushtia Bangladesh and obtained First class First position in the Department along with having excellences in post graduates diploma in teacher’s training in the King Saud University of Riyadh, KSA .


He also obtained two M.Phil. Degrees, one in Human Rights in Islam and another in the Role of Zakat in Social welfare. He has done his Ph.D. in the “Method of Dawah and Daees in the Quran and its implication in Modern Society”. He is teaching Dawah and Comparative Religion since 1992 in the Dept. of Dawah and Islamic Studies, Islamic University Kushtia and contributing to prepare syllabus and developing curriculum for this department and other universities.


He has lot of publications (40 books, 74 research articles) in Dawah, comparative religion, interfaith dialogue, Islamic Economics etc. which are published from home and abroad. He has held the various administrative positions such as Dean of the Faculty, chairmen of the department of Dawah, Provost of Student Hall, and Convener of the Curriculum development and higher studies of the Islamic University etc.


He supervised a lot of MPhil and Ph.D. thesis and worked as external examiner in the Universities of Malaysia, Pakistan, India, Arab Emirates and others. He also participated in International Conferences and presented papers in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Egypt, Turkey, Qatar, Emirates, India etc and he delivered lectures in Dawah and Comparative Religion in various international universities, such as International Islamic University Malaysia, University Science Islam (USIM), Al Imam Muhammad bin Saud Islamic University, KSA, University of Cairo, Egypt, University of Qatar etc.