History and Methodology of the Islamic Law

Course Information
TitleΙστορία και Μεθοδολογία του Ισλαμικού Νόμου ΙΙ (Η Χανεφιτική Σχολή) / History and Methodology of the Islamic Law
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorAngeliki Ziaka
Course ID600012729

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

Registered students: 51
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course746

Class Information
Academic Year2022 – 2023
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Class ID

Class Schedule

FloorFloor 3
HallΑΙΘΟΥΣΑ Δ (100)
CalendarThursdsay 15:00 to 18:00
Course Type 2021
General Foundation
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the students are able to: -describe the functioning of the Islamic law, the boundaries between human speech as to the rendition of divine revelation and the interpretation of the divine law -analyse in particular the Hanafi Law School, the ways in which the judgments are made -to be sensitive to the challenges and criticisms that are being made about the implementation of Islamic law in Greece and human rights
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Monitoring the systemization of Muslim theology by the Hanephite School. Understanding the functioning of Islamic law, the role of divine revelation and human speech, and special reference to the practice of Islamic law in the West Thrace region.
law, islam, sharia
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
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
Use of Power Points during the lessons. cooperation with the students through E-Mails.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment401.6
Written assigments170.7
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Report (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Γιάννης Κτιστάκης, Ιερός Νόμος του Ισλάμ και μουσουλμάνοι Έλληνες Πολίτες, εκδ. Σάκκουλας, Αθήνα 2006.
Additional bibliography for study
Πανεπιστημιακές σημειώσεις Vikør, Knut S. (2014). "Sharīʿah". In Emad El-Din Shahin (ed.). The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics. Oxford University Press. Ziadeh, Farhat J. (2009). "Uṣūl al-fiqh". In John L. Esposito (ed.). The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Ziadeh, Farhat J. (2009). "Law. Sunnī Schools of Law". In John L. Esposito (ed.). The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
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