REL 104 HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC RELIGION
REL 104 HISTORY & DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC RELIGION ( 3 Credits)
History of Islamic thought from the time of Muhammad to the present will be explored in this course. The Quran, theology and the law, mysticism and philosophy, sectarian modernism and legal reform, and contemporary evolution of the Islamic faith will be areas of study. The relationship between the social and geo political context of the evolution of Islam will be a major focus of the course. Islamic scholars and their individual place in the department and evolution of Islam will be introduced.
Pre- or Co-requisite: ENG 096 and RDG 096 (passing grade of “C” or better) or placement, or permission of the Divisional Chair.