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Credit points: 15
The subject offers an overview of the Islamic religion with an emphasis upon its spiritual rather than political and social forms. We will consider Islam as a method of gnosis and "remembrance" (dhikr) and will look at spiritual practices such as prayer, fasting and pilgrimage, along with the Sufi and Irfanic spiritual traditions in Sunni and in Shiite Islam.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorRodney Blackhirst
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites Completion of at least two first year units in the Arts program.
Incompatible subjects RSS3ISP
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||The Holy Quran||Prescribed||Dawood, N.||PENGUIN, 2001|
|Readings||Teachings of Rumi||Recommended||Whinfield, E.H. (trans.)||RUPAPUBLICATIONS, 2007|
|Readings||The Essentials of the Islamic Faith||Recommended||Gulen, F.||LIGHT INC, 2007|
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