This course covers a broad range of topics reflecting some of the most relevant issues in scholarly and popular discourse. The critical engagement with modern scholarship and the discursive delivery of the course will help the student appreciate the continuing influence of the Qur’an and other pre-modern texts on contemporary ethical debates in Muslim societies.
Course meets October 19, 21, 26, 28, Nov. 2, 4, 9, and 11
Course will fulfill the following curricular requirements:
MAIRS – Islamic Studies: Foundational Fields