Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
HST 222 Islam: Religion and Culture
4 hours, 4 credits
A survey course on Islam as a system of belief embodied in practice. Students will be introduced to a variety of interpretations of Islam from both Western and Islamic perspectives, from the medieval to the modern. Topics will include: the Qur'an, the Hadith, Islamic Law (Shari'a), philosophy, theology (Kalam), and the various intellectual tendencies (Sufi, Shi'a, Sunni) within the Islamic tradition. For History majors and minors, this is designated as a world history course. (social science) (p&d) NOTE: This course satisfies the College Option.
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