2013 - 2014
Undergraduate Catalogue

SC378  Islamic Political Identity and Activism     (3.00 cr.)

A survey of the historical development of Islam as a world systemic force and its interaction with other world systemic forces, namely: secularism, liberalism, the nation-state, democracy, and globalization. Students learn about the civilization and faith of Islam; the often stated, and more often misunderstood, "Islamic Revival" observable around the world; and key intellectuals, social movement leaders, politicians, teachers, lawyers, students, business people, farmers, and workers in the world today who employ similar Islamic categories to engage in a variety of social and political projects. GT

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