BSTH 383 (3)

Offers a comprehensive study of Islam, examining its history, fundamental beliefs and concepts, schools of thought, rituals and practices, and sects and mystical tradition. It surveys the rise and formation of Islam in Late Antiquity, including the Qur’an and the Hadith, the development of theology and legal schools in medieval era, and the modern reforms. It examines its relations with other faiths and cultures, especially Christianity and the West, and deals with contemporary political, social and cultural themes, such as terrorism, secularism, pluralism, liberalism, and feminism. Prerequisites: BSTH 101, 102.
Course Code: BSTH 383 | Credit Hours: 3 | Undergraduate Course

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