Surat al-Baqara - An Introduction to the Qur'an

Date Cancelled
College Emmanuel College
Instructor(s) Reda, Nevin
Course Code EMT1851HF
Semester First Semester
Section 0101
Online No
Credits One Credit
Location Toronto (St George Campus)

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.

Schedule N/A
Start Time TBA
End Time TBA
Hours Per Week 2
Minimum Enrolment 10
Maximum Enrolment 20
Teaching Method
Means of Evaluation
Class Participation
Research Paper
Previously Offered Fall 2022
Currently Offered Fall 2023
Next Scheduled Fall 2024