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  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
Length: 4 pages
Due on May 30, 2013.