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

Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

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: Winter 2014

Instructors: Rula Abisaab (Winter)

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