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ISLA 325 Introduction to Shi'i Islam (3 credits)

Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Islamic Studies : Developments in doctrines, legal school, rituals and political thought of Twelver Shi'ite Muslims during early and late medieval periods (centuries VII-XIII). The emergence of the earliest Shi'ite communities in Arabia, Yemen, Iraq and Iran stressing the relationship of the Shi'ite Imams and their religious scholars to the Sunnite Caliphates.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

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