REL 3534 – The Qur'an

Students will read the Qur'an and work with various ways of reading it. Beginning by situating the Qur'an in the context of revelation and prophecy, the class will learn about Prophet Muhammad before turning to themes within the Qur'an itself. This will be followed by an investigation of the ways the Qur'an has been interpreted and used by Muslims in various cultural contexts. Prerequisites: Any Transylvania religion course and FYS-1104. IV;V