|TITLE||Anthropology of Islam|
|LEVEL||03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course|
An exploration of classic and contemporary approaches to the study of Islam, especially in the Mediterranean.
Different Islamic religiosities, such as those associated with the cult of saints, modernism, mysticism, and radicalism, will be examined with special attention paid to the interplay between power, rhetorics and social institutions.
- Gilsenan, Michael, Recognizing Islam, 2nd edition, (London/Berkeley: I.B. Tauris, 2000);
- Lindholm, Charles, The Islamic Middle East, revised edition, (Blackwell Publishing, 2002;
- Ruthven, Malise, Islam: a very short introduction (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1997).
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