This subject addresses contemporary issues facing Islam and Muslims in the modern world, from personal to public and local to international spheres. This subject sheds light on topics such as jihad, extremism and shari'ah, as well as examining heated debates about Islam and Muslims on topics like womens rights, Islamism as a political ideology and bioethical matters. Before delving into the aforementioned topics, colloquial and terminological meanings are delineated. Then the Islamic basis for the issues is provided by addressing the Quran and Sunnah. Giving historical, cultural and socio-political circumstances, issues are weighed in the contemporary local and global contexts. This subject provides well-grounded perspectives about the most debated and most controversial topics on Islam and Muslims.
Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
This subject is not available to students who have completed subject ISL451 as it is a paired subject.
ISL451 Paired Subject
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ISL151 in Session 3 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.