2022-2023 Catalog

REL 222 Interreligious Cooperation and Conflict

This course explores the intersection of religion, ethics and politics through the lens of interreligious cooperation and conflict. It focuses on the connected histories of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam-the "Abrahamic faiths"-through a study of doctrine, ritual, and social life. Special attention is given to practices of representing "nonbelievers" and to historical interactions between the religious communities in order to highlight the complexity, fluidity and dynamism of religious identity. [GM1, H, V]


REL 101 or permission of instructor