Introduction to Islam for Non-Muslims (DI-501)

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This course is an introduction for non-Muslims to Islamic beliefs, practices, scriptures, and Muslim communities, especially in the US. The course is designed to address the significant need for basic information about Islam in the contemporary context. Through a combination of lectures, readings, virtual site visits, and discussions, the course will cover Muslim beliefs and practices, various issues faced by Muslims living in the United States, the vital roles that women play in Muslim communities, and the current interfaith efforts such as a Common Word Between Us and You initiative, movements and models of interfaith activities in the US, and peacebuilding in the post-conflict society in Indonesia

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