Dec 01, 2020  
2016-2017 EIU Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 EIU Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIS 4785 - Crusade and Jihad: Religious Violence in the Islamo-Christian Tradition


(3-0-3) This course is designed to juxtapose the medieval understanding of violence and war in both the Western Christian and Islamic traditions with modern understandings of those same phenomena. This course traces the intellectual developments of these concepts during the Middle Ages, and it explores how medieval conceptions of violence are reinterpreted and redeployed in the nineteenth through twenty-first centuries.

Prerequisites & Notes
None.

Credits: 3