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. Introductory lecture, weekly student presentations and discussions or assigned readings. Prerequisite: a course in theology or philosophy of religion. Requirements: Class participation and presentations 10% (weeks 2-12); Report/Critique (due 4th week) 15%; Midterm class test (week 7) 25%; Essay (due last week) 50%.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Fall 2013
Fall 2012
Start Time: 
11:00
End Time: 
13:00
Schedule: 
Mon
Additional Notes: 
Location: Larkin Building, room 212
Teaching Method: 
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: