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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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REL 279 - Islamic Ethics


This course is an overview of Islamic ethical life and lived practice within the Islamic religious and intellectual tradition. We survey various ‘modes’ of Islamic ethical thought and practice. These ethical modes include the Qur’an, imitation of the Prophet’s example, Sharia law, adab, and Muslim literary, theological, philosophical, and mystical  traditions. Seminal Muslim ethical texts of these various modes will be engaged. 

Satisfies a Middle Eastern Studies interdisciplinary minor requirement.
Satisfies a South Asian Studies interdisciplinary minor requirement.
Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.

Prerequisites & Notes
Students at all levels welcome.


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