Come explore the Muslim faith, practices and local religious communities. This course is an introduction for Non-Muslims to Islam and Muslim communities, beliefs, practices, scriptures, and Muslim organizations in the Greater Hartford area. It is designed to address the significant need for basic information about Islam in this present context. Through a combination of lectures, readings, experiences and activities, the instructors will cover Muslim beliefs and practices, issues faced by Muslims living in the United States, the vital roles that women play in Muslim communities, and current interfaith efforts.
If you are not enrolled in a degree program but wish to register for this course, use the Online Registration for Special Students and Auditors.