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2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ARIC 525 - Seminar on Selected Topics in Sira or Hadith


Selected topics in Sira and Hadith related to basic issues of the field; e.g. the sources, the methodology of oral transmission and its influence on the assessment of authenticity, critical examination of Muslim and Western approaches to Hadith and the relationship between interpretation of the texts of Hadith and society. The course offers an examination of the principal different Muslim and Western approaches and opinions relevant to the chosen topic, illustrated with relevant selections of primary sources in translation and in Arabic.
Prerequisites
Pre-requisites: ARIC 335 or consent of instructor.
When Offered
Offered annually.
(3 cr.)



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