RELI 217 - SHI'ISM: ASSASSINS & AYATULLAH
Long Title: SHI'ISM: ASSASSINS AND AYATULLAH
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
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 in Syria fight ISIS, Isalamis in London are at the cutting edge of Muslim modernity—Shi’ism is much more than you would expect.