Prerequisites: Nil.

A study of the beginnings and rapid expansion of Islam with special focus on the cultural and political contexts in which the religion evolved. Critical examination of key texts, such as the Qur'an and Hadith, will permit examination of diverse Muslim beliefs, customs, ritual and law.

3 lecture hours per week, one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look upĀ 86:372 in the BU Course Transfer Database.