Course Name: Intermediate Islamic Theology: Ḍawʾ al-Maʿālī
In this course students will study Mulla ʿAlī al-Qārī’s (d.1014/1605) Ḍawʾ al-Maʿālī, a commentary on the well-known creedal text and poem Badʾ al-Amālī of Sirāj al-Dīn al-Ūshī (d. 569/1174). Through this text students will become reacclimated to the core tenets of the Islamic faith. Studying the commentary of al-Qārī will introduce students to more advanced details of Islamic creed and will allow them to explore some of the more diverse orthodox and heterodoc positions on issues of Islamic theology.
Intermediate Islamic Theology: Ḍawʾ al-Maʿālī