Oct 18, 2021  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022

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.