Major Themes in Islamic Tradition (3613LHS)

The aim of this course is to introduce you to the most important theological, juristic, ethical and political ideas that have significantly shaped the nature of the Islamic tradition. The course will highlight how many of these concepts are currently being rethought by Muslims worldwide and the various implications this has on Muslims societies as well as relationship between Muslims and non-Muslims. The main ideas include theological concepts such as revelation (wahy) and sunna, legal/juristic concepts such as shari'a and fiqh ; political concepts such as khilafa (caliphate) and siyassa shari'a (political governance based on Islamic law); Salafism ; Wasatiyya ( moderation) ; tazkiyah/tasawwuf (Islamic mysticism) and adab and akhlaq (Islamic ethics and etiquette) . Prerequisites: NIL Co-requisites: NIL Incompatible: NIL

Course study information

Credit points (awarded)

10 (10)

Study level

Undergraduate

Student contribution band

Band 1

Usually available

Gold Coast Trimester 2Nathan Trimester 2

Course offerings and timetables

Convenor

Course profile is currently unavailable

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (47288) Open Monday 15:00 - 16:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G42 1.04
Griffith Business School
Gold Coast Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Tutorial
Tutorial (47289) Open Monday 17:00 - 17:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
G06 3.28
Academic 2
Gold Coast Campus

Convenor

Course profile is currently unavailable

Key dates

Course start date
8 July 2019
Last day to add a course
21 July 2019
Last day to drop a course without financial penalty (Census date)
4 August 2019
Last day to drop a course without academic penalty
8 September 2019

Please view the full class and additional timetable information for School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science

Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Lecture
Lecture (47290) Open Friday 10:00 - 11:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N34 0.05
Science 2 Building
Nathan Campus
Class Availability When Where Notes
You must attend this Tutorial
Tutorial (47291) Open Friday 12:00 - 12:50
Weeks 1 - 5, 6 - 12
N78 -1.11
Sir Samuel Griffith Building
Nathan Campus