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Sixth & I

Judaism and Islam: Mirrors and Echoes – Islam as faith and social order

Mar 4, 2010 • 7:00 pm ET
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The course will cover major theological concepts and issues within Islam and the way they have shaped Islam’s political development. We will also look at the sociopolitical implications of these concepts for contemporary Islam.

The instructor, Naiem A. Sherbiny, is the senior representative in the U.S. of the Cairo-based Ibn Khaldun Center for Development, and a board member of Library of Alexandria Foundation. Formerly a senior economist at the World Bank, he has taught at Berkeley, Wisconsin, Harvard, Georgetown, and American University at Cairo.