Religion & Politics: The Middle East Today

RELIGION274FS

Explore how religious beliefs and practices shape identities and politics at the individual, local, national and global levels; examine the complexities of the three Abrahamic religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in their diversities as well as other religious traditions such as Baha’i and Zoroastrianism; examine how theological differences shape political conflicts and conversely, how entrenched political conflicts shape religious beliefs of their respective communities. Open only to students in FOCUS Program. One course.

Religion & Politics: The Middle East Today

Crosslisting Numbers: 

Islamic Studies

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, CZ, EI, SS