Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Texts Of Methodology Of Exegesis ILA 467 7 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
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

To examine the concepts, subjects, and resources which belonged to Exegesis Methodology from Arabic texts.

Course Content

In this course the concepts, subjects and Arabic sources of the Methodology of Exegesis will be determined and investigated

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognize and express the the concepts, subjects, and resources which belonged to Exegesis Methodology and Quranic sciences. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Explane the nature of revelation, its forms and the sides related to it. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Identify the meaning, definition, descending, names and divisions of the Quran. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
4 Demonstrate the relation of exegesis and its methodology with the other Islamic sciences. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Distinguish the concepts of Tafsir, Ta’vil, Terceme and Meal; explane the relation between the concept of ‘Quranic sciences’ and the Methodology of Exegesis. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
6 Explane the subjects of the Methodology of Exegesis from its Arabic sources. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Quranic sciences, Exegesis and the subjects and the sources of Methodology of Exegesis.
2 Quranic revelation, its nature, its forms, its relation with God, Gabriel, Prophet, and the other human beings.
3 The meaning, definition, descending, names and divisions of the Quran.
4 The conceps of Tafsir, Ta’vil, Terceme and Meal; the concept of ‘Quranic sciences’ and its relation to the Methodology of Exegesis.
5 The concept of ‘Quranic Âyah’, the composition of Quranic verses, the verses which revelead first and last, the concept of ‘Surah’, the composition and the names of ‘Surahs’, Maccean Surahs and Medinaen Surahs.
6 The Prophet’s Quranic interpretetion; the methods of interpretation in the periof of Sahaba-Tabiun; the codification of Exegesis.
7 The style of the Quran.
8 The letters in the beginning of the Surahs (al-Huruf al-Mukattaa)
9 The opening parts of the surahs; the uniqueness of the Quran; Garib al-Quran
10 The occasions of revelation; abrogative and abrogated verses; clear/well established and ambiguous verses.
11 The oath verses in the Qur’an; difficult passages in the Qur’an
12 The ambiguous concepts in the Qur’an; the recurrences, the parables, fact and metaphor in the Qur’an.
13 The science of polysems/homonyms (wujuh) and synonyms/analogues (naza’ir); Qur’anic stories; relationship between ayahs and surahs; the virtues of the Qur’an.
14 General evaluation.
Course Notes <p>S&acirc;lih, S., Meb&acirc;his f&icirc; Ul&ucirc;mi&acute;l-Kur&acute;an, Dersa&acirc;det, İstanbul ts.</p>
Course Resources

Zerkeşî, B., el-Burhân fî Ulûmil-Kurân, Dârul-marife, Beyrut ts.
Suyûtî, C., el-İtkân fî Ulûmil-Kurân, Mektebetü Dâri´t-türâs, Kahire 1985.
Zerkânî,M., Menâhilul-İrfân fî Ulûmi´l-Kur´ân, D. İhyâi´t-türâsi´l-Arabî, Kahire ts.
Kattân, M., Mebâhis fî Ulûmi´l-Kur´an, Müessesetü´r-risâle, Beyrut 1981.
Akk, H.A., Usûlü´t-Tefsîr ve Kavâiduhû, Dâru´n-nefâis, Beyrut 1986.

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 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
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 20 20
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 6 6
Final examination 1 20 20
Performance Task (Application) 1 2 2
Total Workload 122
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.88
dersAKTSKredisi 5