HIS201 ISLAMIC HISTORY
A comprehensive look at Islamic History after the death of the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) until the beginning of the Umayyad’s era. This covers the time of the four righteous caliphs; Abu Bakr, Omar, Othman, and Ali. Their contribution toward the development of the Muslim State and the civil war between Ali and Mua’weyah (may Allah be pleased with them both) will be covered.
Course Code: HIS201
Credit hours: 3
- Write an essay explaining the religious, political, social and economic history of the Muslim societies from the rise of Islam, after the death of the Prophet, and up to the time of the four righteous caliphs.
- Make a video or power point presentation on the contributions and impact the four righteous caliphs made toward the development of the Muslim state, including the civil war between Ali and Mua’weyah (may Allah be pleased with them both)
- Appreciate and list the efforts made by the righteous caliphs to preserve Islam and keep Muslims always on track and assess their efforts in today’s society.
- Appreciate and cite examples of how diversity in opinion was tolerated during the time of the righteous caliphs.