2023-2024 Catalog


HST-321 History of the Muslim-Christian Encounter

This course will examine various points of interaction between the Muslim and Christian faiths from the origins of Islam (in the Seventh Century) to the present day. Special emphasis will be placed on elucidating the complex theological, cultural, and political factors that have shaped the relationship between these two religions. The course will provide an introduction to the origins and basic tenets of Islam and opportunities to interact with various contemporary expressions of the Muslim faith. Prerequisite: HST-180, HST-185 or HST-190.




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