Introduction to Islam (RLST 240.3)

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RLST 240 02 January 2017 Fachrizal Halim (primary instructor)
RLST 240 02 January 2016 Fachrizal Halim (primary instructor)


This course aims to provide a deeper understanding to the fundamental concepts, schools of thought, and mystical tradition within the Islamic religion. It will examine the formation of Islam in Late Antiquity, the analyses of the Qur?an and the Hadith, the development of theology and legal schools, and the modern reforms. The course concludes with contemporary Islamic political movements and Muslim debates on pluralism, liberalism, and feminism.


3 credit units 100-Level RLST or 18 credit units at the university level.

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