NMC285H1: The Quran: Spirit and Form

Hours: 
24L

Concern is mainly with the sacred character of the Quran (koran), its preeminence in Islam. Topics include: the idea of the sacred book, the Quran and the Bible, the influence of the Quran on Islamic spirituality, literature, theology, law, philosophy, and the various apporaches taken in interpreting the Quran. Knowledge of Arabic is not required. (Offered in alternate years)

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Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)