By Prof. John L. Eposito
Collage professor and overseas govt and media advisor John L. Esposito publications you thru the evidence and myths surrounding Islam and its greater than 1.2 billion adherents. How well-known are you with the world's moment greatest and fastest-growing faith? Many within the West understand little in regards to the religion and are generic in basic terms with the activities of a minority of radical extremists
This path might help you higher comprehend Islam's position as either a faith and a lifestyle, and its deep impression on global affairs either traditionally and at the present time. you will need to comprehend what Muslims think, and likewise how their ideals are performed privately and publicly as members in addition to participants of a bigger community
Learning approximately Islam: What Does the longer term Hold?
What does the long run carry for Islam and the West within the new century? How will it switch less than the effect of conservatives, reformers, and extremists?
"The concentration of this path could be to raised comprehend Islam's function as a faith and as a manner of life," says Professor Esposito. "In 12 lectures, relocating from Muhammad to the current, from the seventh to the twenty first centuries, we'll discover Muslim ideals, practices, and historical past within the context of its value and effect on Muslim lifestyles and society throughout the a long time, in addition to international occasions today."
You will study about:
Muslim ideals approximately different faiths
Whether the Quran condones terrorism and what it says approximately God
The contributions to arithmetic, technology, and paintings made through a flourishing Islamic civilization
The function of ladies in Islam
Whether Islam is appropriate with modernization, capitalism, and democracy.