Islamic Thought and Practice in the Middle East
|Class hours: 4|
Lab hours: 0
|Semesters Available: Fall and Spring|
Years Available: All
|An emphasis on contemporary expressions of Islam in the Middle East. This course examines many dimensions of Islamic faith-historical, legal, doctrinal, popular, and behavioral-from early times to the present. While emphasis is on the early period and its influence on latter events and people, it also attempts to relate these early developments to contemporary issues in the Middle East like the impact of colonialism, gender equality, modernization, development, and democracy.|
No programs require this course.
No courses require this as a prerequisite or corequisite.