Courses: The Divine Guide: An Introduction to Shi'ism (RELGH210B01)
Enrollment limited to 25 students.
This course examines the religious, social, and political dimensions of Shi'i Islam, from its early formation until the modern period. Topics include authority and guidance; theology and jurisprudence; messianism and eschatology; scriptural hermeneutics and exegesis; ritual and performance; gender and the body; and modern intersections between religion and politics.
Haverford, Hall 112