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Muslim-Christian Dialogues

This course introduces students to Islam and the rich field of Muslim-Christian relations, both historically and theologically, and also prepares students for interreligious encounters in the world today. To that end, the course has four units: (1) an introduction to Islam and Muslims; (2) a brief historical overview of Christian-Muslim relations; (3) a discussion of key theological differences and similarities between Christianity and Islam; (4) a look at the importance of Christian-Muslim dialogue today, especially as it relates to the experiences of Muslims in America and contemporary issues such as migration and refugees. Prerequisite: THRS 117.

Advanced Core Curriculum Designation: CI
Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0