Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Exegesis and Procedure ILA 107 1 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ALİ KARATAŞ
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Investigate the concepts and terminologies related to the methodology of exegesis and history of exegesis

Course Content

Terminologies regarding the methodology, history and sources of exegesis

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It demostrates the history of Qur’an, concepts regarding methodology and history of exegesis and its sources Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing,
2 It explains the status and content of the revelation together with its various types and relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 The menaing of the Qur’an, its denfinition, revelations, names and chapters are understood Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Evaluate the collection of the Qur’an, its recitation and the notions of variant readings and seven letters Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Make distinction between the exegesis, interpretation, translation; explains the relation between methodology of exegesis and sciences of the Qur’an Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing,
6 Explains various topics of methodology of exegesis Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing,
7 Demonstrates how the Prophet, companions and the followers interpret the Qur’an Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing,
8 Evaluates various types of exegesis and compares different exegetical schools Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition of Tafsir, Quality and reasons of differences
2 The emergence and treatment of tafsir
3 at-tafsîr bi'l-riwayah
4 at-tafsîr bi'l-dirayah
5 at-tafsîr bi'l-ishari (Mystical) and at-tafsîr bi'l-mazhabi (doctrine)
6 Fiqh, scientific and social commentary
7 Modernist school of commentary
8 The basic sources of the Tafsir method are briefly mentioned and necessary information about the methods and sources of the course
9 revelation and The Book of the Qur'an
10 The Qiraats and Matter of seven letters
11 The birth of the sciences of the Qur'an, its treatment. Sebeb-i Nüzûl and the Discussion of Repeal
12 Müteşabihü'l-Kur'ân, Hurûf-ı Mukattaa, İcâzu'l-Kur'ân, Gâribu'l-Kur'ân
13 Müphemâtü'l-Kur'ân, müşkil'l-Kurân Mücmel, Mübeyyen, Kısâsu'l-Kur'ân, tenâsubü'l-Kur'an
14 The method of understanding and interpreting the Qur'an
Course Notes <p>Cerrahoğlu, İsmail, Tefsir Us&ucirc;l&uuml;, T&uuml;rkiye Diyanet Vakfı yay., Ankara, 1993.<br /> Ayd&uuml;z, Davut, Tefsir Tarihi &Ccedil;eşitleri ve Konulu Tefsir, Işık Akademi yay., İzmir, 2010.<br /> 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

Suyûtî, C., el-İtkân fî Ulûmil-Kurân, Mektebetü Dâri´t-türâs, Kahire 1985.
Zerkânî, M., Menâhilul-İrfân fî Ulûmi´l-Kur´ân, Dâru 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. 
Demirci, M., Tefsir Usûlü, İfav yayınları, İstanbul 2008.
Demirci, M., Tefsir Tarihi, İFAV yayınları, İstanbul 2008.

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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 3 3 9
Final examination 1 15 15
Assignment 1 3 3
Total Workload 138
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.52
dersAKTSKredisi 6