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RELIGION 1834 - Contemporary Voices in American Islam or return to Course Catalog Search

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Faculty of Arts and SciencesReligion, The Study ofLeila Ahmed
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2018-2019  (show academic calendar)Th   3:00 p.m. - 4:59 p.m.Rockefeller 117 (HDS)
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Credit Level
Graduate and Undergraduate

The twenty-first century has produced a vibrant literature by American Muslims offering re-readings of key moments and texts in Islamic history as well as reflecting on core topics in Islam-among them race, gender, sexuality and tolerance and pluralism-in new, distinctively western ways. We will read works by noted western Muslim contemporary intellectuals, among them Asma Afsarruddin, Sherman Jackson, Ingrid Mattson, Kecia Ali, Omid Safi, Jamila Karim, Reza Aslan, Amina Wadud, Scott Siraj Kugle and Suad Abdul Khabeer.Jointly offered with the Divinity School as HDS 3601.

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