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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PAX 260 - Realistic Pacifism

Using the international examples of such pragmatic practitioners of non-violence as Gandhi, this course explores the promise and success of peacemaking.  The broad influences of religion, democracy and social justice movement as applied to the struggle against global terrorism, and the ways in which these complex factors can converge to create a culture of forgiveness, reconciliation and restorative justice, will be the focus of the course.

General Education Requirements: Social Contexts and Institutions and Writing Intensive

Course Typically Offered: Spring

Credits: 3