Religious Studies
Term : Summer 2018
Catalog Year : 2017-2018

REL 361 - Religion And Violent Conflicts: From Torture To Genocide

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Description: Violence is the assault on body and mind and inscribed into discourses of power. It is enforced and resisted by religions. We examine how violence affects the physical, gendered, racialized, religious, and collective body. We consider strategies and philosophies to counter violence. We critically examine intellectual, moral, and spiritual worldviews while analyzing specific arguments for their truth claims. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2022

Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds and Global

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking

Prerequisite: Sophomore Status or higher or International Exchange Student Group