Ousmane Kane, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society, will discuss his book on April 3. "Beyond Timbuktu: An Intellectual History of Muslim West Africa" examines the cultural and philosophical influence that West African Muslims had on the religion as a whole.
This course, as part of the new HDS Initiative on Islamic Spiritual Life and Service, is intended for students preparing for vocations in a variety of settings in which they will provide Islamically-inspired service and support.
The aim of this seminar is to study the evolution of Islamic thought and political practices in Muslim societies from the 19th to the early 21st centuries. Attention will be devoted to the patterns of interaction between the Muslim World and the West because it is our assumption that these patterns... Read more about Islam, Modernity and Politics