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Islam and Muslim Cultures

RELI 221
Fall 2007 not offered
Course Cluster: Southern Asia Studies

This course introduces students to the secular study of Islam and some of the religious perspectives of Muslims. It seeks to provide familiarity with some of the basic teachings and practices of Islam while exploring the diversity of religious traditions among Muslims in Egypt, India, Afghanistan, and the United States. This effort will involve the study and use of the tools of comparative religious studies. It will also require critical assessment of Western views of Islam and Muslims.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(CGST-MN)(CIVI-MN)(GSAS-MN)(GSAS)(MEST-MN)(MUST-MN)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(STS)

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