What Islam Did for Us

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Successful applicants should have interest and experience in teaching in religious studies and liberal arts contexts and be trained in biblical studies and ancient Judaism and Christianity. Kenneth Wald [27] points out how religious fundamentalism can be detrimental to politics, specifically a democratic system. These years were also a time in his life where he realized others were more accepting of him as an individual. A complete application will contain a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, names and email addresses of three references and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Pages: 272

Publisher: Watkins Pub Ltd (September 30, 2006)

ISBN: 1842931903

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