Jews and Muslims: The Early Years II

    May 1, 2018 all-day
    May 8, 2018; may 15, 2018; may 22, 2018
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    12 Eldridge St
    New York, NY 10002
    Jews and Muslims: The Early Years II @ New York | New York | United States

    Jews and Muslims: The Early Years II

    May 1, 8, 15, 22
    @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

    Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street
    New York, NY 10002 United States

    The second semester of this popular class will continue to explore the political, social, religious and cultural interactions of Jews and Muslims through the 13th century. Among the topics discussed are the Arab conquests and growth of the calipahate; the legal status of Jews under Muslim rule; the religious development of Islam and the split between Shi’a and Sunni Muslims; Muslim law in the Quran and its later development; polemics between Muslims and Jews; and the role of jihad in…

    $20.00 – $175.00