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Topics in the Anthropological Approaches to Islam: Jews and Muslims in a Global World

This course focuses on studies of Jews and Muslims in the specific context of globalization. Topics to be covered include the connections between religious identity and national loyalties; the global spread of specific religious groups; the role of the media and the internet in religious communities; religious fundamentalism; and neo-liberalism in religious settings. No background in the study of Judaism or Islam is required.

RELIGST 788

Topics in the Anthropological Approaches to Islam: Jews and Muslims in a Global World

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): Graduate Term(s): Winter Offered?: No Language?: No

This course focuses on studies of Jews and Muslims in the specific context of globalization. Topics to be covered include the connections between religious identity and national loyalties; the global spread of specific religious groups; the role of the media and the internet in religious communities; religious fundamentalism; and neo-liberalism in religious settings. No background in the study of Judaism or Islam is required.


Celia E. Rothenberg

Associate Professor | Chair of Undergraduate Affairs, Religious Studies