Nov 30, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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REL 385 - JYS: Challenge of Peace


This course is a critical study of the human and economic costs of violence, non-violent alternatives, conflict resolution, the peace and justice connection, the role of the individual, family, school, and organized religion in developing an orientation for peace and social justice. Special emphasis is placed on Catholic social teaching. Individual, spiritual, and educational perspectives on peace and social justice are experienced through discussions, role playing, teaching, and community service. Multicultural issues related to peace are delineated and explored. *A one-credit service-learning project may be taken in conjunction with this course. It is writing assisted. It fulfills the Junior Year Seminar general education requirement.

Credits: 3



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