Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Peace and Non-Violence
RLCT 2057 Peace and Non-Violence
Prerequisites:Any 18 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This course will examine the religious and spiritual foundations of non-violence in various religious traditions, with a view to the ethical motivation and goal of non-violent action. Attention will be directed towards the religious pursuit of inner peace as the means for living non-violently, drawing on thinkers like Gandhi and Tolstoy, who saw the ethics of non-violence as inextricably tied to political, social and religious life. This course may be credited towards Gender Equality & Social Justice and Social Welfare & Social Development.