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REL-275 An Introduction to Islam

An Introduction to Islam is a comprehensive interdisciplinary introduction to Islam. In this course the word Islam is used in its broadest sense designating a religion, a civilization, a world culture, a human community, and a political entity. While the emphasis of this course is on the formative and classical phase of Islamic history, the course will move on a very wide canvas, covering the entire period from the rise of Islam in the 7th century down to the present day. The tools of analysis employed will be drawn from a multiplicity of disciplines: particularly from history, sociology, religious studies, and philosophy.

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Credits: 3

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