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The Qur’an in a Global Context

This course aims to introduce students to the collection, compilation and standardization of the Qur’an along with its main features, structure, and themes. We will examine the different interpretive processes and approaches employed by exegetes to yield meaning that is relevant to the lives of Muslims and their interaction with the non-Muslim other.

RELIGST 748

The Qur’an in a Global Context

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Fall Offered?: No

This course aims to introduce students to the collection, compilation and standardization of the Qur’an along with its main features, structure, and themes. We will examine the different interpretive processes and approaches employed by exegetes to yield meaning that is relevant to the lives of Muslims and their interaction with the non-Muslim other.


Liyakat Takim

Chair in Global Islam | Religious Studies