Honours Specialization - Peace and Non-Violence

RLCT 2057  Peace and Non-Violence


Any 18 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




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.

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