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RELI0150

The Islamic Tradition

Introduction to Islam WT
What is Islam? Is it a religion, a way of life, a civilization, or a political ideology? Was Muhammad a political leader, a warrior, or an ascetic? What is the Qur’an? How did it develop as a sacred text and how does it compare to the Bible? This course is designed to provide a platform for us to explore such questions by focusing on historical, social, and intellectual developments in the wide swath of land known as the Muslim world. Special attention will be given to early developments of the Islamic community as well as the later response of different Muslim communities to modernity. 2 hrs. lect./1 hr. disc
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL PHL
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Fall 2014

RELI0150A-F14 Lecture (Anzali)
RELI0150Y-F14 Discussion (Anzali)
RELI0150Z-F14 Discussion (Anzali)

Fall 2013

RELI0150A-F13 Lecture (Anzali)
RELI0150Y-F13 Discussion (Anzali)
RELI0150Z-F13 Discussion (Anzali)

Fall 2012

RELI0150A-F12 Lecture (Anzali)
RELI0150Y-F12 Discussion (Anzali)
RELI0150Z-F12 Discussion (Anzali)

Fall 2011

RELI0150A-F11 Lecture (Madaninejad)
RELI0150X-F11 Discussion (Madaninejad)
RELI0150Y-F11 Discussion (Madaninejad)

Fall 2009

RELI0150A-F09 Lecture (Stearns)
RELI0150X-F09 Discussion (Stearns)
RELI0150Y-F09 Discussion (Stearns)
RELI0150Z-F09 Discussion (Stearns)

Fall 2007

RELI0150A-F07 Lecture (Stearns)
RELI0150B-F07 Lecture (Stearns)
RELI0150X-F07 Discussion (Stearns)
RELI0150Y-F07 Discussion (Stearns)
RELI0150Z-F07 Discussion (Stearns)

Fall 2005

RELI0150A-F05 Lecture (Stearns)
RELI0150X-F05 Discussion (Stearns)
RELI0150Y-F05 Discussion (Stearns)
RELI0150Z-F05 Discussion (Stearns)

Fall 2003

RELI0150A-F03 Lecture (Mourad)
RELI0150X-F03 Discussion (Mourad)
RELI0150Y-F03 Discussion (Mourad)
RELI0150Z-F03 Discussion (Mourad)