Islamic History (Tarikh)

Module Overview

Islamic History (Tarikh) covers the early formative period of Islam and provides students with an enriched and informed understanding of their religion in the broader historical spectrum. Adding perspective and context to the study of Islamic sciences, contributes to an accurate understanding of macro and micro details of faith. The historical perspective provides a rich interaction with Islamic Studies.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the major events that occurred during the reign of the Khulafa 
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the growth of the Ummah during the reign of the Khulafa 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues that arose during the Khilafah of Imam Ali 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the development of the major sects in the early period of Islam
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