Theological and cultural study of Islamic history and religious expressions. Topics include the life of Muhammad, teachings of the Qur'an, developments in Islamic sectarianism, religious law and ethics, contemplative and ritual practices, and aesthetic values and expressions. Emphasis is on Islam before the rise of European colonialism, yet considerable attention is also given to Islam in the contemporary world.

Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Satisfies Middle Eastern Studies requirement.
Satisfies South Asian Studies requirement.


Class Details
Course REL 272
Section 0
CRN 20422
Time T R
Time 1135 - 1250pm
Building 1006 CHAM
Instructor Rizwan Zamir
Max 30
Current 0
Remaining 30
Semester Spring 2022