Christians, Jews and Muslims in Spain

Universidad de Málaga

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Christians, Jews and Muslims in Spain

    Course Closed
  • Host University

    Universidad de Málaga

  • Location

    Málaga, Spain

  • Area of Study

    History, Middle Eastern Studies, Religion, Sociology, Spanish Culture

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    OBJETIVES

    One of the main objectives of this course is that students know the history of Spain in three religions: Christian, Jewish and Muslim. This will examine each historical period, from the Middle Ages to the Contemporary Age. The legacy of three cultures is becoming more alive and dormant in the Mediterranean basin and in this sense Spain was one of the countries where the student can draw conclusions from this merger approximate exchange.

    BLOCK I: THE THREE MONOTHEISTIC RELIGIONS

    1.- THE CHRISTIAN
    2.- THE JUDAISM
    3.- ISLAM

    BLOCK II: THE THREE RELIGIOUS CULTURE IN SPAIN IN THE MIDDLE AGES.

    4.- CHRISTIANS AND JEWS BEFORE THE ARRIVAL OF MUSLIMS.
    5.- THE ARRIVAL OF THE MOORS OF THE IBERIAN PENINSULA IN 711.
    6.- STAGE OF THE SPLENDOR OF MUSLIMS IN THE IBERIAN PENINSULA.
    7.- JEWS AND CHRISTIANS: A MINORITY IN THE MUSLIM SOCIETY OF AL-ANDALUS.
    8.- THE RECONQUEST OF CHRISTIANS IN AL-ANDALUS.

    BLOCK III: CHRISTIAN SPAIN IN THE MODERN HISTORY.

    9.- SPAIN IN ONE RELIGION: CHRISTIANITY.
    10.- THE INQUISITION
    11.- CONVERSIONS AND EXPULSION OF JEWS AND MUSLIMS.

    BLOCK IV: THE CONTEMPORARY SPAIN.

    12.- THE LEGACY OF THREE CULTURES.
    13.-THE COEXISTENCE OF THE THREE RELIGIONS IN THE XXI CENTURY.

Course Disclaimer

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