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RELI0258A-F13

The Qur'an

Muhammad and the Qur’an WT
How was the Qur’an compiled, and who was involved in that process? What does the Qur’an say about Muhammad and the early community of believers? Why is it so difficult to approach? While considering the answers to these questions, we will explore the socio-cultural context in which the Qur’an was revealed and its similarities and differences with the Bible. We will also discuss major themes and concepts of the Qur’an and the various ways they have been interpreted by different Muslim communities throughout history. 3 hrs. lect./disc.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91556

Course

RELI0258

All Sections in Fall 2013

Fall 2013

RELI0258A-F13 Lecture (Anzali)