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

REL 272 - Classical Islam


Instructor
Mahony

Theological and cultural study of Islamic history and religious expressions. Topics include the life of Muhammad, teachings of the Qur’an, developments in Islamic sectarianism, religious law and ethics, contemplative and ritual practices, and aesthetic values and expressions. Emphasis is on Islam before the rise of European colonialism, yet considerable attention is also given to Islam in the contemporary world.