NMC385H1: Introduction to Islamic Law

Hours: 
24L

The course surveys the history, theory, and doctrines of Islamic law, and addresses issues that are at the center of public debate  across the world. Students will closely read primary sources, provide oral and written responses, and reflect on their own positionality viz debates on Islamic law. The course introduces students to the dynamics of Islamic legal reasoning in a historical and comparative perspective.

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