Courses: The Divine Guide: an Introduction to Shiism (RELGH218B01)

Spring 2013

An exploration of 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 exegesis; ritual and performance; gender; intersections between religion and politics.

Prerequisites: No

Fulfills: HU I Limit:25

Location

Haverford, Kosh E115

Meeting Times

W 1:30-4:00