Pilgrimage and Practice in medieval Islam

The independent assignment is an 8pp. writing an assignment, which can either be a short research paper (using three to four academic articles or two to three books) or based on a critical reading of a primary source (in translation). Define the research question. “Pilgrimage and practice in medieval Islam” You might choose to address any number of issues raised by the author or select passages in particular from the work that you believe highlights the author’s doctrinal stance (i.e, as a theologian, a mystic or a philosopher)