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Islamic Visions of the End

Instructor
Zamir

Survey of Muslim perspectives on death, afterlife and the apocalypse. Examines eschatological and messianic movement in Islamic history and contemporary times and the cultural and ethical implications of Islamic eschatological ideas.
Satisfies a major requirement.

Satisfies the Philosophical and Religious Perspectives distribution requirement.
Satisfies the cultural diversity requirement.
Satisfies Middle Eastern Studies requirement.
Satisfies South Asian Studies requirement.


Prerequisites:

Students at all levels welcome.

(not offered 2015-16.)