Muslim Public Speaking: History and Practice (AM-654)
This course is an exploration in contemporary and past Muslim homiletics. Our approach is both descriptive and practical. For those who are interested in Muslim oral discourses as an academic subject, the course offers a chance to learn about the subject from historical and anthropological perspectives. Our examples will be from the United States, the Middle East, and beyond. For those who are or plan to be Muslim public speakers, the course offers extensive practical exercises designed to develop and improve their skills as lecturers and khatibs.
Course fulfills the following curricular requirements:
MAIRS - Islamic Studies: Beliefs and Practices
MAC - Islamic Chaplaincy elective