Surat al-Baqara: An Introduction to the Qur'an
College: Emmanuel College
Course Code: 
EMT1851HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
0101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Toronto (St George Campus)
Description: 

Located in the beginning of the Qur'an immediately following a short introductory prayer, Surat al-Baqara is the doorway to understanding this scripture and its distinctive style and organization of ideas. The largest chapter in the corpus, it covers the major themes and discourses and is uniquely suited to begin the study of the Qur'an and related scholarship. This course is an introduction to the Qur'an and will familiarize students with the hallmarks of both traditional and western scholarships. It will cover topics such as the collection of the Qur'an, abrogation, mysterious letters and the Quranic sciences. Students will become acquainted with some of the main classical and modern commentaries and will learn how to identify Surat al-Baqara's distinctive structure and unifying themes.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2015
Fall 2013
Start Time: 
11:00
End Time: 
13:00
Schedule: 
Tue
Minimum: 
0
Maximum: 
0
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Seminars
Means of Evaluation: