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Album: Why Study Theology and Religious Studies

Track: Why Study Islamic Studies, with Jon Hoover


Description: Islam is one of the world’s great religions and references to it are constantly in the media, but it is also little understood in the west. Islamic Studies is a branch of religious studies that seeks to understand Islam and promote dialogue between cultures. Jon Hoover, an expert on Islam, describes what is involved in Islamic Studies and why it is of importance today.

Keywords: Jon, Hoover, Islam, Islamic, Moslems, God, Koran, studies, religion, Arabic, dialogue, monotheism, theology, Nottingham, Qur’an, University of Nottingham, Nottingham University

Author: The University of Nottingham

Category: Humanities

Web page: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/theology

Thumbnail: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Culture/Theology_and_Religious_Studies/images/theo-WhySt.jpg

Track media file: http://itunesu.nottingham.ac.uk/media/Culture/Theology_and_Religious_Studies/video/WhyStudyIslamicStudies_JonHoover.mp4

Duration: 11:50

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