RELS100 F07 on Mohammed Islam Notes

RELS100 F07 on Mohammed Islam Notes - 1) Islamic Law a)...

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1) Islamic Law a) Despite qurani “middle way” approach to law, development in Iraq -strong Jewish influence on legal thought b) Reaction: mysticism: Sufism c) Sufism: often against outward forms, over accommodation. Some concepts alien to Islam. 2) Jihad a) Meaning of the term- meaning “to struggle” b) Islamic concept c) Comparison against Bellum Justum d) Comparison against other concepts of war at the time e) Modern aspect of Jihadist mentality f) Who can call for Jihad in classical Islam? 3) Crusades a) Jerusalem: captured in 638 b) State of Jews c) 1095: Start of Crusades d) Is this same as Jihad e) Period of Crusades: Slaughter of Jews, Muslims and fellow Christians i) 4 th crusade= 4) Muslim focus on knowledge a) “Don’t you think” b) Translation of philosophic texts c) Mathematics: language of medieval Scholarship: Arabic d) Columbus voyage: Muslim maps e) Medicine: f) Ibn Rushd, Ibn Sina, Ghazali 5) starus of Jews and Christians a) Dhimmi concept b) Development of Islamic Law. i)
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