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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
December 8, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Required Core Courses

MZ200: Introduction to Muslim Studies

This course provides an overview of the aims, methods, and central issues in the Muslim Studies field. In particular it will investigate the diversity of contemporary Muslims, ideational currents that are influencing them, and the major debates about Islamic identity. 

MZ201/RE213: Religious Heritage of Islam

This course is an exploration of the origins, precepts, and historical development of Islam, one of the world’s major religions and multi-cultural civilizations. Attention will be given to the unity and diversity of religious beliefs and practices, the classical period of Islamic history, and issues facing Muslim communities in the modern era.