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RELIGION

RELG-475
Religion and Violence (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

This course explores the religious dimensions, both ideological and cultural, of political and military conflict. Themes include sacred geography and literature as grounds for bloodshed; the sanctity of race; martyrdom/terrorism; and pacifism. Empirical data is drawn from Germany, Lithuania, the Middle East, and the Balkans. Meets with RELG-675. Usually offered every spring.