Subject: Religious Studies
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Arts and Science Dean's Office

Description

This course aims to provide a deeper understanding to the fundamental concepts, schools of thought, and mystical tradition within the Islamic religion. It will examine the formation of Islam in Late Antiquity, the analyses of the Qur’an and the Hadith, the development of theology and legal schools, and the modern reforms. The course concludes with contemporary Islamic political movements and Muslim debates on pluralism, liberalism, and feminism.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credit units 100-Level RLST or 18 credit units at the university level.

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