RELI 151 - Violence and Religion in South AsiaSemester Hours: 3
Do religions justify and cause violence or are they better seen as forces for peace and tolerance? This course examines the relationship between violence and religion in South Asia. Themes discussed include but are not limited to: the rise of communal and separatist movements; inter-religious conflicts; religious nationalism; role of colonialism and Western models of modernity in framing contemporary debates about religious violence.
RELI 015 or 016 .
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