Cross-cultural Religious Thought
College: Trinity College
Instructor 1: Khan, Abrahim H.
Course Code: 
TRT5671HF
Semester: 
First Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

An examination of the idea of self in Hinduism and Islam through representative contemporary thinkers Rabindranath Tagore and Muhammad Iqbal respectively. How is self understood? What is its relation to the ideas of person and personal identity? What are the philosophical and theological presuppositions of the idea of self? Answers are supplemented by classical and other contemporary writings of the religious tradition in question, thereby accessing the worldview associated with that tradition.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
A course in theology or philosophy of religion.
Fall 2017
Fall 2016
Start Time: 
11:00
End Time: 
13:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Mon
Minimum: 
10
Maximum: 
20
Schedule Notes: 
Location: TBD
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: report/critique, midterm class test, essay.
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Readings
Means of Evaluation: 
Class Participation
Other