Courses for Autumn Quarter 2011 – MLS 488: Topics in World Religions

MLS 488 – Topics in World Religions: Islamic Law (Shariah) and American Culture
Wednesdays 6:00 – 9:15 pm
(Cross-listed with REL 324 and IWS 324)
Dr. Aminah McCloud

An intensive study of the many dimensions of religious liberties in a pluralist society. Explores the language of constitutional and political discourse generally, and the ways in which language affects an understanding of the First Amendment. Includes case studies on particular religious communities and their encounters with American law.