Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules None
Other pre-requisites None
Students will trace the historical development of relations between Christianity and Islam from their beginnings in the seventh century to the present day. They will study the teachings of the Qur'an about Christianity, the earliest Christian responses to the new faith, growing awareness and development in doctrinal positions, the impact of the Crusades, of the Ottoman advance into Europe and the Mediterranean and of Western colonialism, and new advances in mutual attitudes in the 20th century.
Teaching and learning methods
6x 2hr lectures, 5x 1hr lectures and 5x 1hr seminars