A recently approved Islamic Studies minor is in development in the Religious Studies Program at the University of Minnesota. The minor comes with two new professors and will help students tie their courses together.
The Quran has captivated new Assistant Professor Mohsen Goudarzi’s interests since an early age. Today, he explains how rethinking fundamental aspects of this text can lead to a new understanding of Islam’s beginnings.
The shooting in Orlando shocked the nation. Religious studies faculty member Cawo Abdi writes from the lens of a Somali immigrant who hopes that this crime will not divide us in the fight against Islamaphobia, homophobia, and helping marginalized communities.