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This class aims at providing a better understanding of Islam, not only as a religion practiced by over 1.7 billion Muslims (i.e. 23% of the world population) but also as a way of life in over 50 countries with a majority-Muslim population. We will cover the birth of Islam and the life of the Prophet Muhammad as well as the basics of the religion, its beliefs and practices, and its relationship with the other two Abrahamic religions; Judaism and Christianity.
Instructor: Samih Baalbaki
Born and raised in Lebanon (18 different religious & ethnic legally recognized communities), Samih retired as a lawyer after spending his last 17 years based in Dubai and traveling, on professional assignments, extensively to over 20 Muslim countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. For the last 8 years, with OLLI@CCU as well as other educational institutions, Samih has taught courses on Islam, Middle Eastern politics, and current affairs. Samih is a native Arabic speaker. Passionate about teaching, Samih has taught 2 weekly Zoom classes throughout the Covid19 confinement.
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