Dec 04, 2021  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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ARIC 527/5243 - Selected Topics in Islamic Theology, Sufism or Philosophy (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
   or consent of instructor.

Description
Selected topics focusing on one of the main areas of Islamic thought (theology, Sufism, or philosophy). The course offers themes such as the history and sources of Islamic philosophy, theory of knowledge, ethics, metaphysics, the work of a leading Muslim philosopher or theologian, the relationship between mysticism and shi’ism, modern developments in Islamic thought and reforms, or new interpretations of theological questions. It also examines principle different Muslim and Western approaches and opinions relevant to the chosen topic, illustrated with reference to selections of primary sources in translation and in Arabic.

When Offered
Offered annually.
Notes
Taught in Arabic unless otherwise stated. May be repeated for Credit when content changes.



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