Religion and Race


Discussion of various ways in which 'race' has been defined and constructed in recent centuries using categories from biology, sociology, philosophy, genetics, anthropology, etc. Examines how religious traditions and practitioners have actively sought both to eliminate race and have been complicit in maintaining and defending it. Special focus on Judaism, Christianity, and Islam in the modern period.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AAAS 276
  • ICS 294