This course seeks to explore the nature of culturally sensitive service (contextualization) as it applies to Islamic settings, noting the history, challenges, limitations, chief components, successes and failures of such activities. Attention is given to the widespread presence of animistic practices among Muslim peoples, the nature of those expressions and the special challenges they present to culturally relevant service. Appropriate guidelines for effective service will be explored.
Course DetailsLevel: Graduate
Credit hours: 3
Term(s) course is offered: Spring
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