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Investigates intellectual approaches to these problems within Islamic tradition, including those of theological, philosophical, and mystical thinkers. Rosa Parks - black woman whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus helped launch the U. Although the geographical focus is open, we especially welcome courses exploring gender, ethics, media, and church/state relationships. Bowie reflects the state of anthropology, which has not progressed to any significant extent since its early days, a century ago.

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Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (October 25, 2007)

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