Minor in Middle East Studies - Christianity in the Lands of Islam RELS 3009   Christianity in the Lands of Islam
CREDIT HOURS: 3
After the Islamic conquest of the Middle East in the seventh century, approximately half of the world’s Christians found themselves under Islamic rule. The course tells the story of these Christians, their religious practices, their literatures, written in Greek, Arabic, Syriac, and Coptic, and their complex relations with the Muslims from the seventh century until today.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: RELS 1002.03 or RELS 2003.03 or permission of the instructor.