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HUM 508 Islam: Current Issues

Course Description

Focus on current issues associated with Islam, the youngest monotheist religion. Islam will be viewed as a socio-cultural system, as well as an ideology. Discuss basic issues of concern as they permeate social life, global politics and have an impact on our daily routine. Key ideas to be covered are Islam's portrayal in the media, Islam as a socio-cultural system, Islamic extremism, the notion of 'terrorism' and the spread of Islam today.


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