Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Exegesis ILA 453 7 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ALİ KARATAŞ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. GÖKHAN ATMACA, Doç.Dr. ALİ KARATAŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

One of the topics that the Faculty of Theology students should know about exegesis is to know the leading commentators and their works. Because these exegesis have an important place to help us understand the Qur'an correctly. It is also very important to understand the texts of the exegesis correctly.

Course Content

The leading commentators from the beginning to the present day and the ways in which their works deal with methods and verses will be evaluated.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Sayyid Qutb and his Fi Zilal al-Qur’an
2 Qurtubi and his al-Cami li-Ahkam al-Qur’an
3 Nasafi and his Madarik al-Tanzil
4 Ibn Kathir and his Tafsir al-Qur’an al-Azim
5 Muqatil b. Suleyman and his al-Tafsir al-Kebir
6 Maturidi and his Ta’vilat al-Qur’an
7 Kadi Beydavi and his Envar al-Tenzil
8 Sabuni and his Safvat al-Tafasir
9 Elmalili Hamdi Yazir and his Hak Dini Kur’an Dili
10 Ibn Atiyye and his al-Muharrar al-Veciz
11 Fakhr al-Din al-Razi and his al-Tafsir al-Kebir
12 Ebussuud and his Irshad al-Akl al-Selim
13 Taberi and his Cami al-Beyan
14 Alusi and his Ruh al-Maani
Course Notes
Course Resources

Taberî, Câmiu’l-Beyân an Te’vîl-i Âyi’l-Kur’ân,

İbn Kesir, Tefsîru’l-Kur’âni’l-Azîm,

Mukatil b. Süleyman

Zemahşerî, Keşşâf

Kurtubî, el-Câmi´ li Ahk´ami´l-Kur´an

Suyûti, ed-Dürrü´l-Mensûr

Ebû Hayyân, el-Bahru´l-Muhît

Fahreddîn er-Râzî, et-Tefsîru´l-Kebîr

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The student can recite the Quran according to its rules and interpret it. X
2 S/he has adequate knowledge of Arabic so that he can understand the classical and modern religious texts in his/her related field X
3 S/he recognizes the sayings of the Prophet Muhammad and his physical and moral attributes and the historical process of the science of hadith, its methodology, problems, interpretation and its cultural value for the life of a Muslim. X
4 S/he relates the main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) through exploring classical and modern sources, has the ability of comparing Islamic law and other legal systems and of evaluating them in the context of Islamic legal history and theory.
5 S/he knows the principles of Islamic belief and discusses them through rational and revelational approaches and has the ability to speculate on theological problems through scientific and rational methods.
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in Islamic history and today.
7 S/he is able to report and describe the history, concepts, institutions, main figures of Sufism.
8 S/he is able to relate the history of religious education and modern methods of education. S/he can use these methods in religious education. His/her reasoning ability, and endowment of truth thinking improves and his self-confidence increases.
9 S/he can reflect on religion and religious themes in philosophical, sociological and psychological perspectives. S/he can define the conceptual problems and the topics which have been discussed by the Muslim thinkers.
10 S/he can give an overview of world religions both living and dead-ones comparing their perception of God and sacred realms. X
11 S/he relates the variant period of Islamic history S/he can look at Islamic civilization and science from political, cultural and social historical perspectives using critical and interdisciplinary approaches. X
12 S/he is able to recognize the forms of Turkish Islamic Literature and can read and understand the examples of these forms. Along with the general theory of music s/he is able to recognize Turkish religious music and can practice it. S/he knows the history and the attributes of architectural and decorating arts. S/he has an aesthetical thinking. X
13 S/he researches and studies interdisciplinary at the field of Religious Sciences. S/he considers scientific, cultural and ethic values in scientific studies. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
3. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 10
1. Final 90
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 126
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5