Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College


History 352. Social Movements in Modern Islam

Analyzes the historical development of Islamic reform, modernism and political movements from 1800 to 1992. Contextualizes movements in Islamic societies undergoing colonialization, modernization, Europeanization and globalization. Compares such movements to other contemporaneous ones, including nationalism, liberalism, feminism and authoritarianism. Studies the development of diverse notions in “Islam” espoused by these movements.