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Who has a right to interpret islam?

Who has a right to interpret islam?

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School: Virginia Commonwealth University
Department: Religion
Course: Human Spirituality
Professor: Jennifer garvin-sanchez
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Religious Studies
Cost: 25
Name: Hums 108, Week 5
Description: Week 5 notes
Uploaded: 09/27/2016
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Hums 108. Notes


Who has a right to interpret islam?



Wednesday Sep 21,2016 

+ Should religion be taught in schools?

+Who should religious leaders be?

What Isis really wants—Graeme Wood

--> Who has a right to interpret Islam?

+Is it what Muslims do? (Lived faith)

Friday Sep. 23, 2016 

Four general Muslim orientations

Secularist, conservatives, mainstream (Islamists, Fundamentalists), and Reformers Background

+ No distinction between church and state

+ Sharia law; establish by God (for justice)

+ No central authorities

+ No pronouncement about form of gov’t

+ No pronouncement about Muhammad’s successor


Should religion be taught in schools?



Practical effect—legal codes

+ Egypt- tourist can drink alcohol at tourist attractions but residents can’t

+ If unmarried people get together it is punishable by law

Caliphs

+ Muslims bound to a virtuous life not just profession of faith

+ qadi(judge) decides on basis of religious law

+ Isis trying to restore caliphs

+ Fast spread of Islam

Quiz: Don't forget about the age old question of Who is paul of tarsus?

Pondicherry was once the capital of the colonial French empire in India

At the Indian Coffee House the author encountered someone who said he had a story that will make you believe in God.

Double major in zoology and religious studies

Named after a swimming pool


Who should religious leaders be?



Pi does believe animals should be in zoos as it doesn’t restricts their freedom. Repetition is important, Pi believes, in the training of not only animals but also of humans. Sufis are Muslim mystics.

Religion, as a field of study, includes many disciples We also discuss several other topics like What is meant by message in communication?
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Don't forget about the age old question of Do they become american citizens?

Theology comes from the greek words logos, "speech" or "inquiry," concerning theos, or the "gods". Theology and religious studies is not the same thing.

The literary critic asks important questions regarding the sacred texts of the various religions.

The literary critic asks important questions regarding the sacred texts of the various religions.

The anthropologist examines the social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors that have influenced a religion's beginnings, development, and dispersion.

The act or science of interpretation is called hermeneutics

Pluralists believe that all religions have valid insights to offer.

Inclusivists believe that all religions have some truth.

Exclusivism is the belief that one's own religion is the true path to God.

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