write paper about month ramadan islamic religion ritual


Assignment #1  

Due: May 30, 2013

The topic is;

               (The Month of Ramadan in Islamic Religion as in Ritual)  

One of the fundamental tasks of theology is to interpret religious classics—texts, images and rituals that represent a religious tradition.

This assignment is a paper concerning a religious classic and its interpretation. Its objective is to accomplish these tasks:

A.  to comprehensively describe a religious classic and explain to the reader why it can be understood as such, namely, as a religious classic.

B.  to interpret the classic by identifying: (a) its historical origin significance, and (b) what it has meant and continues to mean to communities, societies and cultures.


The paper needs to have a well-defined introduction, body, and conclusion.

How to proceed

1. Start by taking a good look at chapter 12 in FSE (11 in TFBT) and discover what is meant by the concept of a “religious classic.”

2. Choose a religious classic and have it approved by the instructor (via email).

3. Write the paper



 Explain what is theology and what role religious classics play in it



 Identify your religious classic

 Do steps a and b from above (the objective of the paper)



 Summarize what the paper was about



i. If you need to, research beyond what the course offers. With regard to the internet, the following rules apply:

·      A maximum of two [2] web-pages may be used and referenced1

·      There is no limit on how many print or on-line resources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, journals, or books may be referenced


1 By this I mean non-scholarly sources



MLA style


Length: 4 pages

Due on May 30, 2013.

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