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Online course on religion, conflict and peace

Harvard University is charmed to offer Free Online Course on Religion, Conflict, and Peace. The course is available to all and particularly applicable for trying or expert instructors, columnists, general wellbeing specialists, Foreign Service officers, and government authorities who wish to more readily see how religions work in contemporary world undertakings. 

In this course, understudies will investigate a progression of contemporary clashes in various districts of the world with an exceptional spotlight on distinguishing and examining the assorted and complex jobs that religions play in both advancing and alleviating viciousness in every unique circumstance. 

Course At a Glance 

Length: two months 

Exertion: 4-8 hours pw 

Subject: Humanities 

Establishment: Harvard University 

Dialects: English 

Value: Free 

Endorsement Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $50USD 

Session: March 4, 2019 

Suppliers' Details 

Harvard University is given to brilliance in educating, learning, and explore, and to creating pioneers in numerous orders who have any kind of effect universally. Harvard resources are locked in with instructing and research to push the limits of human learning. The University has twelve degree-allowing Schools notwithstanding the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. 

Set up in 1636, Harvard is the most established organization of advanced education in the United States. The University, which is situated in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enlistment of more than 20,000-degree applicants, including undergrad, graduate, and expert understudies. Harvard has in excess of 360,000 graduated class the world over. 

About This Course 

In this course, Students will get familiar with a technique for perceiving and investigating how religious belief systems are inserted in every aspect of human office and not segregated from political, financial, and social life as is frequently expected. 

Notwithstanding analyzing the contentions themselves, we will likewise investigate the religious components of the effects those contentions have on city life in zones, for example, general wellbeing, instruction, and business by tending to a progression of inquiries. 

What jobs do religions play in encouraging viciousness and what jobs do they play in advancing harmony? 

How do religious establishments and philosophies capacity to help and additionally foil general wellbeing activities? 

What are the ideological defenses for practical monetary approaches and how would they reflect or potentially challenge assorted religious qualities? 

What jobs do religions play in progressing or smothering instructive chances and for whom? 

Are media portrayals of the religious components of contention precise? 

Conceivable nations of center incorporate Brazil, Egypt, France, Israel/Palestine, Myanmar, Nigeria, Qatar, the Philippines, Somalia, Syria, Turkey, and the United States. Last ventures will be exclusively molded dependent on intrigue and (where significant) proficient core interest. 

This course pursues the prevalent World Religions through Their Scriptures XSeries, which investigates the establishments of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. 

Learning Outcomes 

Devices for how to decipher the jobs religions play in contemporary clashes; 

How religions are inside different; 

How religions develop and change; 

How religions are implanted in every human culture; 


Diane L. Moore is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of the Religious Literacy Project at the Harvard Divinity School. She is likewise a Senior Scholar at the Center for the Study of World Religions.

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