war and peace -- religious aspects
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A 1998 course by Ken Butigan and Louis Vitale at the Franciscan School of Theology and Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley "investigate(s) the spirituality, dynamics and strategies of Christian nonviolence." The readings "draw on the teachings and practices of the Christian peace and justice tradition; Christian feminism; and Gandhian nonviolence."
A 2013 course by Cecelia Clegg and Theodora Hawksley at the University of Edinburgh on "the relations between religion, violence and building peace" using case studies.
A 2015 course by Gerald Schlabach at the University of St. Thomas provides an "examination of the views of various religions and ideologies on issues of justice and peace, with special attention to the Catholic and of the Christian teachings on such issues as war and peace, violence, economic justice, the environment, criminal justice, and social justice."
A 2013 course by Jeremy Bergen at the University of Waterloo surveys "the theological accounts of war and peace that Christians have given from the early church to the present."
A 2003 course by Chris Hamilton at Washburn University "describes the major world religions in America, and their political/social teachings and practices that affect American life and the world."
A 2007 course by Ira Chernus at the University of Colorado at Boulder "studies selected eras of war and selected movements for peace throughout U.S. history . . . the Pequot war, the war with Mexico, the Spanish-American war, World War II, the Cold War, the U.S. wars against Iraq, and the "war on terrorism" are featured.
A 1999 course by Timothy Lubin at Washington and Lee University investigates the "place of religious ideas and practices in defining social identity and shaping actual communities, and roles of religion in politics" through the lens of South Asia, "drawing examples from India, Sri Lank, Pakistan, and Nepal."
A 2016 course by Geoffrey Claussen at Elon University offers a historical perspective on "ancient and medieval texts about war in their original contexts, and then giving particular attention to modern Jewish thinking in various contexts."
A 1997 course by Glen Stassen at Fuller Theological Seminary "compare(s) and contrast(s) the approaches of several types of Christian ethics to peacemaking and war. The types include pacifism, just war theory, and just peacemaking theory."
A 2009 course by Gerald Schlabach at the University of St. Thomas "examines circumstances in which military force may be justified and the moral constraints that apply to its conduct."
A 2010 course by Mari Fitzduff at Brandeis University.