Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Modern Approaches To Quran ILA 422 8 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses <p>None.</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ALİ KARATAŞ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. ALİ KARATAŞ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Students will acquire the effect of Modernism on Islamic World especially on interpretation of Quran and will indicate modern Quranic studies

Course Content

In this course, the effects of the modernisation process in the Islamic World in clasical and modern periods on Quranic studies will be examined.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Analyse the modernism Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Describe the effect of modernism on Quranic studies Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 Illustrate the essential models Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 Demonstrate the modern Quranic studies in Egypt and India Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 Analyse the modern Quranic studies in Ottoman and Modern Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
6 Evaluate the modern exegesis Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to modernism
2 The entry of modernism into Islamic World and Orientalism
3 The essential models for Quranic studies
4 Qur´an centric studies and the critics of hadiths
5 The emphases of Ictihad and the objection to Icma and sects
6 The criticising of classical tradition
7 The emphases of the integrity of Quran
8 The emphases of scientific and rationality of Quran
9 Seyyid Ahmed Han and his studies
10 M. Abduh and his studies
11 Mehmet Akif and Sırat-ı Mustakim/Sebilürreşad journal
12 Elmalılı H. Yazır and his Qur´an exegesis
13 Qur´anic translations in modern Turkey
14 General evaluation
Course Notes <p>Birışık, Abd&uuml;lhamit (2001): Indian subconscious thought tafsir schools. Istanbul: Human Publisher</p>
Course Resources

Mertoğlu, Suat, (2001): Understanding of Modern Tafsir in Post Ottoman II Constitution, Unpublished doctorate thesis, Istanbul

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 S/he can recite the Quran properly and comment within the framework of scientific measurements. X
2 S/he has knowledge of Arabic language at the level of understanding classical and modern texts in the field of Theology and uses it in expressing himself/herself in oral and written communication. S/he acquires a solid knowledge of a Western European Language at least at the level of B 1 of the European Language Portfolio, using it to follow the information in the field of Theology and communicate with colleagues. 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 can evaluate main topics of Islamic law (fiqh) which take place in classical and modern sources, comparing the Islamic law with other legal systems within the framework of comparative law. X
5 Evaluates the principles of Islamic faith and problems of Theology within the framework of reason and authentic sources using scientific methods. X
6 S/he has an adequate knowledge of the old and new religious and political movements in islamic world in the past and today. X
7 S/he has a satisfactory knowledge of the history, concepts, institutions, philosophy and main figures of Sufism. X
8 S/he uses the information obtained from Religious education history, religious and modern training methods in the field of religious education. X
9 S/he is able to evaluate Religion and religious issues philosophically, sociologically and psychologically. X
10 S/he has knowledge about non-Muslim religions at the level of comparing. X
11 S/he is able to evaluate issues related to the Islamic history, civilization and science with a critical point of view. X
12 S/he has general information about the Turkish-Islamic literature and arts.
13 S/he takes in consideration scientific, cultural and ethical values in interdisciplinary research and studies in the field of Religious Studies. X
14 S/he is able to use information and communication technologies at a level required in the field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
2. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 12 12
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 113
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.52
dersAKTSKredisi 5