Courses: Of Monsters and Marvels: Wonder in Islamic Traditions (COMLH307B01)

Spring 2008

Cross-listed in Religion
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
From acts of devotion to encounters with the strange & the monstrous, this course examines the place of wonder in Islamic traditions through readings from the Qur'an, exegesis, & prophetic traditions; popular literature & travel narratives; botany & medicine; descriptive geography & cosmography; & philosophy & theology.

Fulfills: HU

Location

Haverford, Gest 102

Meeting Times

Th 1:30-4:00