Course Information

Eastern Christianity And Islam (CHST 6051)

Term: Academic Year 2019-2020 Spring


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Wed, 2:10 PM - 4:30 PM (1/13/2020 - 5/8/2020) Location: MAIN CLASS 223


Students will be introduced to the historical development of Islam in the Middle East from its origins in the seventh century to the Ottoman Empire and the impact Islam had upon the Christian communities of the region. Particular attention will be given to the historical, political, and social conditions of these Christian communities under Islamic rule an dlaw. The contemporary situation of Christians in the Middle East will also be examined. This Course fulfills the World Religions/Ecumenism requirement