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2021 - 2022 Academic Catalog 
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REL 267 - Islam in the Modern Era

4 credits (Fall or Spring)
Cross-listed as: HIS 267 . This course explores Islamic traditions during the modern period (post-1800), focusing especially on the way that modern colonialism and imperialism transformed life in Muslim communities in South Asia and the Middle East. We will explore this general issue through more specific topics such as historical change in Islamic legal traditions and in the place of religion in economic and political life in Muslim communities.

Prerequisite: HIS 100 REL 101 REL 102 REL 103 REL 104 REL 105 , or second-year standing.
Note: Not offered every year.
Instructor: Elfenbein