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In a Pluralistic Age: Jews, Christians and Muslims in Spain (JS1111.01)

Posted by on Sunday, February 1, 2015 in Courses.

Catalog Description: Independent learning and inquiry in an environment in which students can express knowledge and defend opinions through intensive class discussion, oral presentations, and written expression.

From the Syllabus: Between 711 and 1492 Jews Christians and Muslims created one of the richest and most fertile of medieval civilizations. In this seminar, we shall evaluate the settings and conditions for this culture’s extraordinary pooling of talent and attachment to tolerance, but also evaluate the reasons for its eventual end.

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