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REL 311 Overview

Peace and nonviolence are values shared by many cultures and religious traditions. In times of unrest, nonviolence principles and solutions can help pave the way for social change. This course will look at the nonviolence teachings that are part of many world religious traditions. These perspectives will include, but not be limited to, Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Christianity and Islam. The course also will explore how theories of active nonviolence were successful in freeing India of British rule and ushering in the era of Civil Rights in the U.S.

  • 3.00 Credits
  • REL