Muslim and Non-Muslim Encounters

This course addresses interreligious engagement through an examination of historical and contemporary encounters between Muslims and non-Muslims. It looks at the different ways in which Muslim and non-Muslim subjectivities and relationships emerge, with attention to histories of empire, colonialism and politics. It examines the implications of these histories for contemporary interreligious relations, including religious identity, minority rights and western ideas of secularism. Interreligious Engagement and MARL Interfaith Engagement and Social Transformation Concentration elective. Fulfills MDiv non-Christian course requirement.