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Religion and Violence, Faith and Blood - RLST3608

Year - 2019

The last century has been beset by wars, depressions, and extraordinary technological advances. Traditional values and the rise of reactive fundamentalisms have backgrounded this extreme violence. This unit examines how this has been addressed through religious thought and action, new spiritualities, and by leading religious figures.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Tutorial participation (10%), 1x5mins or 500wd equivalent Tutorial presentation (10%), 1x500wd Source review (15%), 1x500wd Essay proposal (15%), 1x3000wd Essay (50%)


12 credit points at 2000 level in Studies in Religion




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Studies in Religion
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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