628212 VO Individual topics of Islamic social studies: Muslim social doctrine from Muhammad to Ibn-Haldun

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628212
VO Individual topics of Islamic social studies: Muslim social doctrine from Muhammad to Ibn-Haldun
VO 2
4,5
Block
annually
German

The students are to gain a reflected interdisciplinary approach to the topic. They have also to learn the methodical application of historical-critical analyses in the dealing with medieval narratives.

Alternating dealing with topics in the fields of political ethics, peace ethics, economical ethics and Social Anthropology:

 

In the course of Muslim History, a small circle around the prophet Muhammad in Mecca turned into a large religious community claiming to form its own society and nation, Umma.

With the development of this community, the views of its members, especially the scholars among them, developed into different context-multifaceted societal questions.

 

In our Lectures we will discuss various stages of the history of Muslim society from the beginning to the late Middle Ages.

Text and source processing (in Arabic, German and English languages); Historical analysis; Discussion panels; Working in groups

Homework

Abd-Elsalam, Ahmed, Das beduinische Rechtssystem: Konzepte – Modelle – Transformationen, Ergon Verlag (Würzburg 2015)

Cook, Michael, Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge 2010)

Ġazālī, Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad al-, Iḥyāʾ ʿulūm ad-dīn, K.A.

Ibn Ishaq, Das Leben des Propheten, aus dem Arabischen von Gernot Rotter, Spohr (Kandern 2008)

Ibn Khaldun, Das Buch der Beispiele, Reclam Verlag (Stuttgart 2016)

Jansen, Hans, Mohammed Eine Biographie, C.H. Beck (München 2008)

Lapidus, Ira, A History of Islamic Societies, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge 1990)

Māwardī, Abū al-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. Muḥammad al-, The Ordinances of Government: Al-Akām as-sulaniyyah wal-wilayāt ad-dīniyya, 2002

Watt, Montgomry, Muhammad Prophet and Statesman, Oxford University Press (Oxford 1964), Kurze Geschichte des Islam, Verlag Klaus Wagenbach (Berlin 2002)

09.01.2021
Group 0
Date Time Location
Sat 2021-01-09
09.00 - 17.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Sun 2021-01-10
09.00 - 14.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Sat 2021-01-23
09.00 - 17.30 eLecture - online eLecture - online
Sun 2021-01-24
09.00 - 14.00 eLecture - online eLecture - online