Author Archives: Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst

About Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst

Assistant Professor of Religion

Islam+Modernity: A Class Blog

Hello, again, and again, readers! This is the class blog of Islam and Modernity. The course has now been offered thrice, so here you’ll find posts from REL195A in Fall 2015, REL196A in Spring 2018 and, most recently, under its … Continue reading

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The Palestinian Struggle for Independence and the So-Called “Muslim World”

*Submitted anonymously with permission of instructor. From the early days of political Zionist intentions to establish a Jewish homeland in the historic land of Palestine, there was widespread support from Muslim majority nation-states in regards to Palestinian independence and retention … Continue reading

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Work in Progress: REL195A’s Class Blog

Hello, readers! This site will become a dynamic class blog for REL195A: Islam and Modernity, a new course offered in Fall 2015 here at the University of Vermont. Students will research topics related to Islam and Modernity over the course of … Continue reading

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