ASRC 2204

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.

This course is designed for students who are interested in reading the language of the Qur'an with accuracy and understanding. The first week (4 classes) will be devoted to an introduction of the history of the Qur'an: the revelation, collection, variant readings, and establishment of an authoritative edition. The last week will be devoted to a general overview of "revisionist" literature on the Qur'an. In the remaining 12 weeks, we will cover all of Part 30 (Juz' 'Amma, suuras 78-114) and three suuras of varying length (36, 19, and 12).

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: knowledge of Arabic alphabet.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS)

Comments Conducted in English. This course does not count toward the language requirement in Arts and Sciences.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: NES 2204RELST 2204

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8203ASRC 2204  SEM 101

  • Taught in English. Does not count towards Arts and Sciences language requirement.