ISLA 505 Islam: Origin and Early Development (3 credits)

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Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Islamic Studies : The Qur'an, Hadith, the Shari'a and their major themes. The early development of law, theology and Sufism. The development and formation of an Islamic "orthodoxy", the development and nature of competing interpretations of Islam during the Classical Period. Topics: God, revelation, prophecy, the community and the individual and the meaning of history.

Terms: Fall 2016

Instructors: Ahmed Ibrahim (Fall)

  • 3 hours