ISLA 340 Islamic Law and Human Rights (3 credits)

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Offered by: Islamic Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Islamic Studies : The impact of modernity on Islamic legal discourse and practice, with particular focus on hermeneutical approaches devised to create an overlapping consensus with liberal democracy. The counter discourse – popularly known as Salafism -- to which Islamic modernism gave rise will also be examined.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.

  • Prerequisite: ISLA 200 or permission of instructor.