Qur’an and Commentaries III (Contemporary Tafsir)

Course Information
TitleΚοράνιο και Ερμηνείες IIΙ (Σύγχρονα Tafsir) / Qur’an and Commentaries III (Contemporary Tafsir)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorMarina anna Pyrovolaki
Course ID600012637

Programme of Study: PPS Tm. THeologías - Eisagōgikī Kateýthynsī Mousoulmanikṓn Spoudṓn (EKMS 2016-sīmera)

Registered students: 71
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • Arabic
Required Courses
  • Υ102 Qur’an and Commentaries (Classical Tafsir Formation)
Learning Outcomes
Learning and academic approach and analysis of the text, in it's theological understanding and ways of its interpretation, as well as interpretive issues which arise in the passage of Muslim history and learning about the various approaches from the Muslim schools.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Qur'an and Tafsir. Interpretation of Modern and Contemporary period. Students become familiar with the Qur'an both in its textual form and in its classical schools of interpretation that have been developed in the course of the Muslim history. Students learn, analyse and approach academically approach the Qur'anic text and its theological understanding, as well as ways of interpreting it. They become aware of the interpretive issues resulting during the long Muslim history and the various exegetical approaches of the various Muslim schools.
Qur'an, Tafsir, Interpretations.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Oral or written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις Μαθήματος
Additional bibliography for study
Σημειώσεις Μαθήματος
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