Course Credits: 3
Asian Studies Major/Minor Course
- Fall 2021 - In person
- Fall 2020
- Fall 2019
- Fall 2018
- Fall 2017
- Fall 2016
Introduces students to foundational Islamic concepts, texts, core practices, historical narratives and intellectual, spiritual and literary traditions. Topics covered include: the figure of Muhammad; the Quran; the emergence of distinct Muslim identities; Hadith; Sharia; Islamic theology; Islamic philosophy; science in Islamic civilization; Islamic mysticism; the impact of colonialism and modernity on the Muslim world; gender and sexuality; political Islam. Approved for arts and sciences core curriculum: Ideals and Values.
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