RLG317H1: Religion, Violence, and Non-Violence


People acting in the name of religion(s) have incited violence and worked for peace. How can we understand this tension both today and in the past? Through examination of the power of authoritative tradition, collective solidarity, charisma, and acts of resistance, this course addresses religious justifications of violence and non-violence across varied historical and geographical contexts.

Completion of 4.0 credits
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)