Introduction to Islamic Civilisation (Part A)

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Islamic Civilisation (Part A)

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    History, Islamic Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Religion

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    The module will begin with a historical review of the rise of Islam and will also cover some aspects of the religion such as the five pillars of Islam and the sacred texts, the Qur?an and the ahadith, and their relationship to Islamic Law. There is also an emphasis on the diverse traditions within the Islamic world.

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