Islam and Politics in the Middle East and North Africa

History 383

Usual Description

This course follows the history of political Islamic thought and activism from the rise of Islam until present. It studies concepts such as authority, political succession, resistance, and jihad in the Qur’an, Hadith and classical Islamic law. It reads medieval texts from Islamic theology, philosophy, and mirrors of princes on the same issues. Finally, it studies Islamic thought and movements in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in colonial and post-colonial contexts.

Areas of Interest
The Middle East and North Africa
The Middle East North Africa
Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
History 383 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 383 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 383 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd
History 383 Taught by Zeinab Abul-Magd