HDS 3597

The Satanic Verses Problem in History II

M. Shahab Ahmed


Wide-ranging introduction to the Islamic intellectual tradition through primary source readings from the debate over the Satanic verses incident conducted in the discourses of sirah-maghazi, tafsir, Hadith, 'ilm al-kalam, usul al-fiqh, Sufism, inter-sectarian polemic, inter-religious polemic, etc, from the 7th century to today. Note: May only be taken for a letter grade. Not open to auditors. Prerequisite: Advanced Reading Proficiency in Arabic and HDS 3596.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Islamic Civilizations 205br


0.50 credits
Spring 2014
Mon 4pm-7pm
FAS Barker Center Room 403 (Finnegan)

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Islamic Studies
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Islam
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None