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Islam: From Mohamed to the Present

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Course DatesWeeksMeeting TimesStatusInstructor(s)CRN
June 23, 2014 - August 08, 20147M, T, W, TH 9A -11AOpenNancy Khalek60051

Course Description

In this course, the historical origins and development of Islam will be studied in light of the sources and communities that shaped it. Themes to be explored include the central doctrines of Islam as derived from the Qur'an and traditions (sunna), the development of Islamic law (shari'ah) the Shi'i alternative, the growth of Muslim theology, philosophy, and mysticism (Sufism), and controversial issues among contemporary Muslims. WRIT