On this innovative four-week course, you’ll be introduced to the academic study of Christian-Muslim Relations with the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh.
You’ll explore some of its key historical moments, compare the teachings of both the Bible and the Qur’an, will learn about the everlasting theological debates that concern the study, and will also decipher how politics and societies have been directly impacted by Christian-Muslim relations.
Explore the key theological debates between Christians and Muslims.
You’ll gain insight into the major events and movements which have shaped the encounters between Christians and Muslims, from the rise of Islam (610-632CE) to the present day. Christian-Muslim Relations is offered at The University of Edinburgh by FutureLearn .
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History: Highlighting salient themes in the history of Christian-Muslim relations
Scripture: Comparing the roles and narratives of the Bible and the Qur’an, particularly as they relate to Christian-Muslim relations
Theology: Exploring some of the key theological debates between both communities, including polemical and irenic exchanges
Politics: Unpacking the broader political and ideological contexts that have shaped (and that continue to reshape) Christian and Muslim encounters
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- 1 months
- 3 hrs/week
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Religious Studies & Theology View 57 other Short Courses in Area & Cultural Studies in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
This course is for those interested in learning more about the two largest religions in the world. This can include the general public and prospective postgraduate students for the newly developed taught Masters in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the University of Edinburgh.
It’s also suited to religious leaders, in both Christian and Muslim communities, who wish to learn more about the other tradition and the history of inter-religious encounters.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.