HDS 3340

Communities of Knowledge: Science, Religion, and Culture in Medieval Europe and the Lands of Islam

Katharine Park and Ahmed Ragab


Explores the development of scientific ideas and practices in both the medieval Middle East and Western Europe, focusing on the circulation of texts, people, and objects. Special attention to religious, intellectual, social, and institutional contexts. Note: Consult instructor for art of ministry requirement. Course has additional hour to be arranged.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as History of Science 101

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Tue Thu 11am-12pm
FAS Emerson Hall Room 307

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Comparative Studies
  • History of Christianity
  • Islamic Studies
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
  • Islam
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Administration and Program Development
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Preaching and Worship
Language Course Designation(s) None