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Islam

A historical and thematic introduction to Islamic traditions from the seventh century CE to the present day, focusing on fundamental texts and practices. Topics include the Abrahamic context of Islam, the Prophet Muhammad, the Qur'an, the rise of sectarian movements (Shi'a and Sunni), ritual and pilgrimage, Islamic law, Sufism, women in Islam, the challenges of modernity, and Islam in America. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Global Cultures requirement.

Degree requirement — Critical Perspectives: G

1 unit — Wright

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2022 Block 5 Islam Peter Wright TBA 25 / 25 11/26/2021
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