Theology, Violence, and Peace

EMT3672HS  L0101
Offered in Winter 2012  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2010 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course explores theological reflection in relation to violence and peace, particularly in Christian traditions. Theories of violence and non-violence as well as case studies from the past and present will provide the means to investigate the ways faith-based claims justify or promote enmity and hostility and/or hospitality and peacemaking in Christian practice. Attention may be given to violence/peace in connection with theologies of revelation and atonement; justice/love; gender, race, ethnicity, class, and disability; Empire and globalization processes; interfaith relations with Jewish, Muslim, and Canadian Aboriginal communities; and the possibility of forgiveness and reconciliation. Lectures, discussions, journal exercises, book review, presentation, and final research paper.

AD students enrol in EMT6672HS.

Schedule: Thursday, 14:00 to 16:00
Instructors: Thomas E. Reynolds
Other Information: Second Semester · One Credit · Min: 5 · Max: 24
Enrollment Notes: Max 24 (AD 8; BD 16)

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