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2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LASS 951 - Islam: Religion & Culture

This course examines Islamic culture as it is refracted in various religious and literary texts by Muslims from Arabia, Iran (Persia), India as well as North America. The course begins with discussion of the centrality of prophecy and scripture in Islam, followed by a perusal of Islamic theology and mysticism, and ends with a sampling of primarily literary prose and poetry pieces that provide insights into the multifarious facets of Islamic civilization. Formerly HU 361

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs