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RELI0150Y-F14

The Islamic Tradition
Discussion

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
Course Reference Number (CRN):
91355

Course

RELI0150

All Sections in Fall 2014

Fall 2014

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