May 24, 2022  
2008-2009 
    
2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REL 375 - Women and Gender in the Islamic Tradition


Instructor: Brinton

A study of how women have participated in Islam historically and in modern times. Topics include women and the feminine in the Our’an and hadith literatures, the exegetical tradition and how it has affected Quranic readings about women, women in the mystical tradition of Islam, and women in the application of Islamic law.

Prerequisites & Notes
Satisfies a major requirement in Religion, distribution requirement in Philosophy and Religion, and the cultural diversity requirement.