Islam: Origins and Development
This course examines foundational themes in Islam with special emphasis on: Muhammed and prophethood, the revelation of the Qur'an, the development of the major Muslim sects and ethics. Additionally, the course touches upon the variety of religious practice throughout the Muslim world. (S) (lec 3) cr 3. Students may not retain credit for both RLST 2256 and RLST 2255.