HDS 3982

Public, Private and Islam

M. Shahab Ahmed


This course examines the concepts and categories of 'public' and 'private' in Islamic history. How have Muslims conceptualized 'public' and 'private', and what has been the place and effect of these categories in the construction, organization and operation of social, legal, cultural and discursive norms in terms of Islam? Requirement: HDS 3978 (Vocabulary of Islam) or equivalent course from another institution, or approval of instructor.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: No
Jointly offered as Religion 1840


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Tues 5:30pm-7:30pm
FAS Barker Center Room 403 (Finnegan)

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Islamic Studies
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religion, Ethics, and Politics
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Islam
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None