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Religious Studies 4500

Topics: Contemporary Issues in Islam

Instructor: Seth Ward
Delivery Method: Traditional In-Person
Times: TR 2:55p - 4:10p

How does Islam interact with modernity?

This course extends beyond the news to study contemporary trends and movements among the world's Muslims. Includes a general introduction to the history and religion of Islam, and discusses contemporary Islamic topics, reflecting current issues such as Women's status and gender issues, authority and authoritarianism, innovative theology, Sunni vs Shi'i, geographic and ethnic tensions within Islam, instructor research and student choices.

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