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2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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RELI 151 - Violence and Religion in South Asia

Semester 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.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
RELI 015  or 016 .

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