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Religion and Nonviolence

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Instructor: Ira Chernus
Institution: University of Colorado at Boulder

Course Term: Fall
Course Year: 2010


A 2010 course by Ira Chernus at the University of Colorado at Boulder traces “the history of nonviolence movements in the U.S. from colonial times to the present, with special attention to the influence of Christian theology and the teachings of Gandhi.” Reinhold Niebuhr’s critique of nonviolence will also be considered.