Islam 101: A Primer

GENINT 721.479
Osher (50+). In this course, we study the basic tenets of Islam, based on established academic principles. 
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Starting at $135.00
As few as 8 weeks
0.0 Credits

About this course:

An inquiry into the basic tenets of Islam, the fastest-growing religion in the world today. Lectures are based on established academic, scholarly principles which systematically and objectively analyze the doctrines and practices of world religions. Such inquiry will, it is hoped, clarify and elucidate the basic beliefs of this faith and lead to a deeper, richer understanding and appreciation of this major world religion. Suggested books include: John Sabini's Islam: A Primer, a highly respected volume that has effectively introduced students and U.S. diplomats to Islam for years, and Islam, The Straight Path by John Esposito, hailed as one of the most distinguished contemporary scholars of Islam. Two field trips are planned a tour of the exhibit of contemporary Islamic art at LACMA and one to an Indian/Bangladesh restaurant.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Instructor: Carlo Coppola
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Fee:
$135.00
55 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
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Notes
Plus members pay only $40 for this course. Visitors not permitted.
 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 17, 2019
Course Requirements
(Optional) Islam: A Primer by John Sabini
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jan 9, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Jan 16, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Jan 23, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Jan 30, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Feb 6, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Feb 13, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Feb 20, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C
Lecture
Wed Feb 27, 2019
10:00AM - 12:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 121C

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