Courses: Of Monsters and Marvels: Wonder in Islamic Traditions (RELGH307B01)
Cross-listed in Comparative Literature
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.
Haverford, Gest 102