|TITLE||Introduction to Judaism and Islam|
|LEVEL||01 - Year 1 in Modular Undergraduate Course|
|DEPARTMENT||Faculty of Theology|
|DESCRIPTION||The main objective of this study-unit is to give a general background to the rise of Islam, its doctrines and practice, as well as the intellectual, cultural and spiritual movements to which it has given rise.
COOK, Michael. The Koran: A Very Short Introduction, OUP, Oxford 2000.
HOURANI, Albert and RUTHVEN, Malise. A History of the Arab Peoples,(New ed.) Faber and Faber, London 2005.
KHALIDI, Tarif. The Qur’an: A New Translation, Penguin Classics, 2009.
RIPPIN, Andrew. Muslims: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, (3rd ed.) Routledge, London 2005.
|RULES/CONDITIONS||In TAKING THIS UNIT YOU CANNOT TAKE THL1560 AND TAKE THL1561|
|ADDITIONAL NOTES||Pre-requisite: General knowledge of Comparative Religion|
|METHOD OF ASSESSMENT||
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