Our study is an overview and survey of the place of nature and its study in the premodern Muslim heritage. We will observe Muslim views, imagination and study of nature in Islamic worldview, scriptural, mystical, philosophical, scientific, theological, and legal traditions and texts, but also in literary and cultural expressions such as poetry, storytelling, art, architecture, gardens, and daily life.

Satisfies Environmental Studies major requirement.
Satisfies Arab Studies major and minor requirement.


Class Details
Course REL 279
Section 0
CRN 20423
Time M W
Time 0730 - 0845pm
Building 1003 CHAM
Instructor Rizwan Zamir
Max 30
Current 0
Remaining 30
Semester Spring 2022