Cross-cultural Religious Thought

College University of Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity
Instructor(s) Khan, Abrahim H.
Course Code TRT5671HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

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.  

Pre-Requisites A course in theology or philosophy of religion.
Schedule Mon
Start Time 11:00
End Time 13:00
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Additional Notes

Additional Evaluation:  report/critique, midterm class test, essay.

Schedule Notes

<p>Location: Larking Building, room 341</p>

Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Previously Offered Fall 2015
Currently Offered Fall 2016