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  1. Week 1 1 item
    1. Iconic Books and Texts - James Watts 2008

      Article Required Watts, James W. 2013. "The Three Dimensions of Scriptures." In Iconic Books and Texts, edited by J. W. Watts, 9-32. London: Equinox.

  2. Week 2 2 items
    1. Iconic Books and Texts 2015

      Chapter Required Loner, Shawn. 2013. “Be-Witching Scripture: The Book of Shadows as Scripture within Wicca/Neopagan Witchcraft.” In Iconic Books and Texts, 239 – 260. United Kingdom: Equinox eBooks Publishing, ISBN 9781781792544.

    2. Japanese Religion, Mythology, and the Supernatural in Anime and Manga - Amy Plumb 2010

      Article  Pumb, Amy. “Japanese religion, mythology, and the supernatural in Anime and Manga” International Journal of the Humanities, 2010, Vol.8(5), pp.237-246

  3. Week 3 2 items
    1. Reading the Bible

      Chapter Required Bielo, James. 2009. “Reading the Bible.” In Words upon the Word: An Ethnography of Evangelical Group Bible Study, 47-72. New York: New York University Press.

    2. Stealing foreign words, recovering local treasures: Bible translation and vernacular literacy on Ranongga (Solomon Islands) - Debra McDougall 12/2012

      Article Required McDougall. Debra. “Stealing foreign words, recovering local treasures: Bible translation and vernacular literacy on Ranongga (Solomon Islands)” The Australian Journal of Anthropology 23, 318-339.

  4. Week 4 2 items
    1. Julian of Norwich: The Showings: A contemporary translation - Mirabai Starr

      Chapter Required Julian of Norwich: The Showings. 2014, xiii - xxiii; 3 - 20. Translator: Mirabai Starr. 2014, Norwich: Canterbury Press.

  5. Week 5 2 items
    1. Beyond the Written Word - William Albert Graham March 26, 1993 (Paperback)

      Chapter Required Graham, William A. 1993. Beyond the Written Word: Oral Aspects of Scripture in the History of Religion. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 1, “Introduction” (pp. 1-8); Chapter 6, “Scripture as Spoken Word: The Indian Paradigm” (pp. 67-77).

  6. Week 6 3 items
    1. The laws of Manu - Manu, Marut, Wendy Doniger 1991

      Chapter Required Doniger, Wendy. 1991. The Laws of Manu. New York: Penguin Books. Chapter 1, pp. 3-16.

    2. Songs of experience: the poetics of Tamil devotion - Norman Cutler c1987

      Chapter Required Cutler, Norman. 1987. Songs of Experience: The Poetics of Tamil Devotion. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. “Karaikkalammaiyar,” pp. 117-130.

    3. The poets of the powers - Kamil Zvelebil 1973

      Chapter  Zvelebil, Kamil V. 1973. The Poets of the Powers. London: Rider & Company. “Civavakkiyar,” pp. 80-88.

  7. week 7 2 items
    1. The study Quran: a new translation and commentary 2015

      Chapter Required The study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary. Edited by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Caner K. Dagli, Maria Massi Dakake, Josepth E. B Lumbard, Mohammed Rustom. New York: HarperOne, 2015 (chapters and verses as detailed in course outline).

    2. The commentary on the Qur'an - Tabari, J. Cooper, Wilferd Madelung, Alan Jones 1987-

      Chapter Required Al-Tabari, Abu Ja’far Muhammad B. Jarir. 1987. The Commentary on the Qur’an. Vol. 1. Edited by W.F. Madelung and A. Jones, pp. 1, 61 – 81. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

  8. Week 8 2 items
    1. Rumi: past and present, east and west : the life, teaching and poetry of Jalāl al-Din Rumi - Franklin Lewis 2003

      Chapter Required Lewis, Franklin D. 2003. Rumi – Past and Present, East and West. Oxford: Oneworld, 325 – 393. READ ONLY Poems 4, 23, 26, 34, 40, and 41. Reading of additional poems is optional.

    2. Mystical Poetry in Islam: The Case of Maulana Jalaladdin Rumi

      Article Required Schimmel, Annemarie. "Mystical Poetry in Islam: The Case of Maulana Jalaladdin Rumi." Religion & Literature 20, no. 1 (1988): 67-80.

  9. Week 9 4 items
    1. The study Quran: a new translation and commentary 2015

      Chapter Required The study Quran: A New Translation and Commentary. Edited by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Caner K. Dagli, Maria Massi Dakake, Josepth E. B Lumbard, Mohammed Rustom. New York: HarperOne, 2015: Qur’an 3:26 (137 – 138); Qur’an 3: 159 (173 – 174).

    2. The Constitution of Medina

      Chapter Required Lecker, Michael. 2013. "Constitution of Medina." The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, 115-116.

    3. Princeton readings in Islamist thought: texts and contexts from al-Banna to Bin Laden ©2009

      Chapter Required Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. “Islamic Government.” 2009. In Princeton Readings in Islamist Thought, 163-180. Edited by Roxamme L. Euben and Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

  10. Week 10 3 items
    1. Voices of Islam Volume 2 – Voices of the Spirit Islamic Sources | Islamic Sources

      Webpage Required Kabbani, Shaykh Muhammad Hisham. 2007. “Jihad in Islam.” In Voices of Islam – Voices of the Spirit, Volume 2, Edited by Vincent J. Cornell, 205 – 231. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    2. Princeton readings in Islamist thought: texts and contexts from al-Banna to Bin Laden ©2009

      Chapter Required Bin Laden, Usama. 2009. “Declaration of War Against the Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Places.” In Princeton Readings in Islamist Thought, 436 - 459. Edited by Roxamme L. Euben and Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

  11. Week 11 3 items
    1. Transforming Feminisms: Islam, Women and Gender Justice

      Chapter Required Shaikh, Sa’diyya. 2003. “Transforming Feminisms: Islam, Women and Gender Justice.” In Progressive Muslims: on justice, gender and pluralism. Edited by Omid Safi, 78 – 97. London: Oneworld.

    2. Princeton readings in Islamist thought: texts and contexts from al-Banna to Bin Laden ©2009

      Chapter Required Bin Laden, Usama. 2009. “Declaration of War Against the Americans Occupying the Land of the Two Holy Places.” In Princeton Readings in Islamist Thought, 436 - 459. Edited by Roxamme L. Euben and Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Princeton: Princeton University Press.

    3. The Qurʼān - Alan Jones, ProQuest (Firm) 2007

      Chapter Recommended Jones, Alan. The Qur'an, (Translated into English by Alan Jones) Gibb Memorial Trust, 2007: Qur’an, 4: 1-176 – Women (pp. 159-196).