RELI 344: Muhammad: Life and Legacy

RELI 344-002: Muhammad: Life and Legacy
(Spring 2024)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M

Horizon Hall 4001

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Section Information for Spring 2024

This course introduces students to the life and legacies of Muhammad (Peace Be Upon
Him), the Prophet of Islam. This course surveys the sources of the biographical narratives
in understanding his prophetic career. By engaging leading scholars of Islam, this course
examines his important life events, revelations, persecution and opposition, his
statesmanship, his teachings, and his image among Muslims. Students of this course will
learn why and how the life of the Prophet Muhammad relates to contemporary Muslims
and non-Muslims' concerns.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines life and character of the founder of Islam, as remembered and understood by Muslims, as well as explores influence of his paradigmatic life and teachings on Islamic religious discourse and culture. Addresses Western critical studies of the accounts of Muhammad's life and contemporary controversies regarding Muhammad. Limited to three attempts.
Specialized Designation: Non-Western Culture
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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