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Understanding 9/11: Why 9/11 Happened & How Terrorism Affects Our World Today (Coursera)

Jun 14th 2021
Understanding 9/11: Why 9/11 Happened & How Terrorism Affects Our World Today (Coursera)
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This course will explore the forces that led to the 9/11 attacks and the policies the United States adopted in response. We will examine the phenomenon of modern terrorism, the development of the al Qai'da ideology, and the process by which individuals radicalize towards violence.
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Religions From The Inside: Improving Interreligious Dialogue (FutureLearn)

Mar 8th 2021
Religions From The Inside: Improving Interreligious Dialogue (FutureLearn)
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Explore the value of cooperation between faiths and learn how the five main world religions’ core beliefs relate to each other. Learn how to encourage and benefit from respectful interfaith dialogue. This short course, led by the Faculty of Theology of Lugano in collaboration with USI, will develop your [...]
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Why Religion Matters: Religious Literacy, Culture and Diversity (FutureLearn)

Nov 2nd 2020
Why Religion Matters: Religious Literacy, Culture and Diversity (FutureLearn)
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Discover why religion is important for understanding and engaging with global challenges. Consider the ways religion affects personal and political decision-making. Religion not only influences personal behaviours and ethics, but it’s also relevant to international conflicts and domestic policy decisions. On this course, you will gain a broader understanding [...]
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Religion, Conflict and Peace (edX)

Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence. In this course, we will explore a series of contemporary conflicts in different regions of the world with a special focus on identifying and analyzing the diverse and complex roles that religions play in [...]
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Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges (FutureLearn)

Mar 4th 2019
Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges (FutureLearn)
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Develop your understanding of Muslims and their faith through an exploration of communities in Britain. Islam is the second largest religion in the world today and dominates much of the current geopolitical discourse. People are increasingly bombarded by dramatic and at times disturbing headlines. Yet general knowledge of Muslims [...]
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The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity (FutureLearn)

Jan 15th 2018
The Qur'an Between Judaism and Christianity (FutureLearn)
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The relationship of the Qur'an with the Jewish and the Christian tradition teaches us much about Judaism, Christianity and Islam. This online course will illustrate how the Qur’an situates itself as part of, and as a correction to, the religious discourse of the Jewish and Christian communities of Late [...]
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Arab-Islamic History: From Tribes to Empires (edX)

Dec 19th 2017
Arab-Islamic History: From Tribes to Empires (edX)
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Learn about the history of the Arab and Muslim world during its first millennium, including political, social and cultural aspects. You will study this course in two parts. The first presents the main political events that set the chronological framework for the course, namely 6th century to the arrival [...]
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Dec 19th 2017
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The Legacy of Islamic Civilization (edX)

Jun 20th 2016
The Legacy of Islamic Civilization (edX)
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Discover how Islamic civilization has influenced world culture, specifically in the fields of science, architecture, and mathematics. Learn about Muslim civilization and its valuable contributions and role in the revival of the Greek Classics. This is not a course about Islam or the Islamic civilization, it is a brief [...]
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Islam Through Its Scriptures (edX)

Jun 1st 2016
Islam Through Its Scriptures (edX)
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Learn about the Quran, the central sacred text of Islam, through an exploration of the rich diversity of roles and interpretations in Muslim societies. How can you improve your understanding of Islam and its most important holy text, the Quran? How can you make sense of a tradition and [...]
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Introduction to the Quran: The Scripture of Islam (edX)

Oct 12th 2015
Introduction to the Quran: The Scripture of Islam (edX)
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Discover the themes of the Quran, its role within Islam, meaning to Muslims, and relationship with the Bible.
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