Religious Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

RELI 591: Special Topics in Religious Studies

RELI 591-001: Approaches to Study of Islam
(Spring 2017)

Robinson A107

Section Information for Spring 2017

In this course, Dr. Sachedina, an internationally recognized scholar of Islam, provides a rigorous introduction to theoretical and methodological issues in Islamic studies, preparing graduate students to undertake more advanced study and research in the field. Students will become familiar with various approaches to the study of Islamic texts; Islamic theology, law and ethics; and the history of Islamic intellectual and religious developments.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Topics in religious studies selected by importance in the field and pertinent to the role of religion in society and culture. Emphasis on historical, interdisciplinary, and cross-cultural issues.


May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits when topic is different with permission of department.

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