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Muslims in Britain

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Topics Covered
  • Islamic Practice: An outline of Islamic practices and beliefs plus an introduction to the different viewpoints within Islam.
  • History of Islam in Britain: An exploration of the longstanding associations between Islam and Britain, including Islamic influences on British society and the well-established connections between Britain and the countries from which many British Muslims originally hailed.
  • Settlement Patterns: The origins and makeup of today’s British Muslim communities.
  • Cultural Diversity Confronting the ‘myth’ of a homogenous Muslim community through an exploration of the various religious and cultural influences that characterise and inform Muslim communities in Britain today.
  • Contemporary Debates: An examination of how the above topics feed into the contemporary debates and what the future might hold.

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Rating 3.7 based on 4 ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Mar 4 (earlier today)
Cost $74
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Instructors Mark Bryant, Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Abdul-Azim Ahmed, Laura Jones, Riyaz Timol, Dewi Parry (Host), Michael Munnik (educator), Asma Khan (Mentor), Matthew Vince, Martin Nosek, Zaynab K, Ayesha Khan, Kate Hodgson, Jamilla Hekmoun, Roseanna Leyla L, Dr Riyaz Timol, Iman AbdoulKarim, Thomas Fletcher, Haroon Sidat, Hasnan Hussain
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Subjects Languages Humanities
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Rating 3.7 based on 4 ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
Starts Mar 4 (earlier today)
Cost $74
From Cardiff University via FutureLearn
Instructors Mark Bryant, Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Abdul-Azim Ahmed, Laura Jones, Riyaz Timol, Dewi Parry (Host), Michael Munnik (educator), Asma Khan (Mentor), Matthew Vince, Martin Nosek, Zaynab K, Ayesha Khan, Kate Hodgson, Jamilla Hekmoun, Roseanna Leyla L, Dr Riyaz Timol, Iman AbdoulKarim, Thomas Fletcher, Haroon Sidat, Hasnan Hussain
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Languages Humanities
Tags Languages & Cultures

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