Qur’an and Commentaries II (Classical Tafsir)

Course Information
TitleΚοράνιο και Ερμηνείες IΙ (Κλασσικά Tafsir) / Qur’an and Commentaries II (Classical Tafsir)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorMarina anna Pyrovolaki
Course ID600012628

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

Registered students: 72
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • Arabic
Required Courses
  • Υ102 Qur’an and Commentaries (Classical Tafsir Formation)
Learning Outcomes
To distinguish the Qur'anic text and to be able to understand the classical schools and collections (Tafsir) of the Quranic interpretations. To be aware of the hermeneutic issues that arose from the literal or allegorical approach of the quranic text.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course focuses on both the textual form of the Quran and the classical interpretations developed in the different phases of the Muslim history. The course refers to the teaching and academic approach and analysis of the Quranic text and its theological understanding and ways of interpretation, as well as the various approaches of the text from the Muslim schools(maddhabs).
Quran, interpretation, islamic schools
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • internet
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments180.7
Student Assessment
Exams (written-oral), or writing of papers. The degree of participation in the class during the lectures of the Semester included in their final evaluation.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
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