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College Catalog 2022-2023 
College Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Revolution, Religion and Politics - 21003

The Revolution, Religion and Politics connected courses study religion’s political role. POLS 367  explores how religion can solidify an authoritarian system, sanctify violence or, alternatively, help a revolutionary and redemptive change. It studies a variety of ideas on the makeup of religion, the nature of politics, and the noble and ignoble patterns of interaction between the two. REL 342  inspects one of the noble patterns of religion-politics relationship in contemporary world. It studies the ideas of women and men, globally and in the US, who find empowerment within their Christian, Jewish, and Islamic faiths to resist and subvert the unjust and oppressive state of affairs.