Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

RELI 217 - SHI'ISM: ASSASSINS & AYATULLAH

Long Title: SHI'ISM: ASSASSINS AND AYATULLAH
Department: Religion
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Ranging from the violent disputes at the beginnings of Islam to the mysterious and misunderstood Assassins, Shi’ism is more than about Iran and Iraq. Ayatullahs rule, Alawis is Syria fight ISIS, Isalamis in London are at the cutting edge of Muslim modernity—Shi’ism is much more than you would expect.