HISTORY 497 - History Colloquium
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Crusade and Jihad
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
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Details

Credits:
4
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
HISTORY 202.
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credit(s).
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course examines the historical transformation of religious violence from early Christianity to the modern period. The aim of the class is to introduce you to the concepts of Holy War in Christianity and Islam–Crusade and Jihad – and also examine the various manifestations of these ideas. Was violence integral to the creation of religious communities? To what degree did practices of war and violence coincide with the idea of Holy War? How do Crusade and Jihad diverge and change? And finally, how do these medieval concepts relate to their modern manifestations?

Intended Audience:

Any and all who are interested.

Schedule

HISTORY 497 - History Colloquium
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
22852
Closed
0
 
1
M 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: All sections of HISTORY 497 are reserved for Juniors and Seniors and is enrolled by override only. Seat availability is shown, but interested students may contact Sheila at sheilaw@umich.edu for seat availability.
002 (SEM)
 In Person
27276
Open
1
1LSA Jr>
-
W 3:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (SEM)
 In Person
32584
Open
3
 
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM

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