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About

Uncover important themes in the history of Christian-Muslim relations and understand the politics that continue to shape it with Christian-Muslim Relations at The University of Edinburgh by FutureLearn.

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Overview

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 .

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 1 months.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital certificate for $15.83/month. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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