CIT 103 - Approaches to the Study of the Sunnah
This course studies the Prophet’s (SAW) life and example in relation to the history of the Sunnah/Hadith studies, authority of the Sunnah, major scholars of the Hadith and their works, as well as issues in interpreting the Prophet’s (SAW) legacy. A methodology of interpreting the Sunnah, within the light of time-space factors, is also discussed. The role of the Sunnah in contemporary Islamic thought and in establishing cultural/civilizational renewal is examined. Finally, the course provides evaluation and critique of contemporary approaches to studying the Sunnah.
Course Fee: $50
Instructor: Dr. Jonathan Brown (Georgetown University)
SCHEDULE (total 10 hours)
Saturday, Oct.21, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday, Oct.22, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm