HDS 3602b

Introduction to Islamic Philosophy and Theology: The Early-Modern and Modern Periods (16th to 20thcenturies)

Khaled El-Rouayheb


The course is a continuation of HDS 3602 but may be taken independently. It explores the thought of some of the major Islamic philosophers and theologians from the 16th century to the 20th: Mulla Sadra (d.1635), Shah Waliullah (d.1762), Muhammad Abduh (d.1905), and 20th century thinkers such as Muhammad Iqbal, Said Nursi, Abu l-Ala Maududi, Ali Shariati, Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr, Mohammed Arkoun and Fatema Mernissi.Offered alternate years with HDS 3502. Though the two courses can be taken in either order, 3602 covers the 9th-15th centuries and HDS 3602b covers the 16th-20th centuries. Note: Course has additional hour to be arranged.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Islamic Civilizations 145b


0.50 credits
Fall 2013
Thurs 3pm-5pm
FAS Sever Hall Room 103

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