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Other Modules

Due to the fact that Al-Mahdi Institute places great emphasis on training creative scholars who can employ the skills and resources of traditional Muslim learning to issues of contemporary concern, the core subjects are supplemented by a variety of modules that are not taught in traditional Muslim educational seminaries. These modules include:

– Issues in Contemporary Philosophy and Ethics

– Political Economy and International Politics of the Islamic World

– Moral Economy & the Phenomenon of Islamic Banking and Finance

– Women and Gender Studies

– Comparative Religion

– Islam and Pluralism

– Islam and Human Rights

– Methodological Issues in the Study of Religion and Islam