Islam: Tradition and Diversity
by Center for Civic Leadership
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This lecture series offers a global outlook on the diversity of the religious and cultural traditions of Islam at this time of political and social change
||CleanThe Essentials of Islam, Past and Present||Jamal Elias, Term Professor and Chair, Religious Studies Department, University of Pennsylvania, opens the series and sets the stage for the exploration of Islam in the present day world.||3/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIslam in Modern Asia: Cosmopolitan, Not Western: Modern, Not Secular||Haroon Maghul, Fellow at the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding and Ph.D. candidate, Columbia University will consider how powerful, overlapping global forces have impacted the world's largest Muslim communities and produced Muslim discourses that exist independently of common binaries: cosmopolitan but not western and often modern but not secular.||3/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIslam and Women:Ten Things Worth Knowing||Carolyn Baugh received both a master's degree and a doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in Arabic and Islamic Studies. Her discussion seeks to add depth to the discourse on Islam and Muslim women by questioning common assumptions while exploring key Qur'anic concepts and Islamic "her-story."||3/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Adventure of Political Islam in Turkey- A nonviolent Takeover?||--||4/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|