Understanding the Qur’an

RELIGION370S

Qur’an as central text of Islamic ritual and belief, national reflection, and transnational exchange for nearly all Muslims. Will examine question of translatability as well as issues of interpretation from non-Muslim, secular or non-theological perspectives. Possible usefulness of analogies to literary critical study of Bible. The Internet as a resource for exploring multiple interpretations by Muslims and non-Muslims. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AMES226S
Islamic Studies

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI