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as of 9/19/2019

TERROR AND RELIGION
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of New South Wales - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectReligious Studies
Number & Suffix: 30
Full UC Title: TERROR AND RELIGION 
Transcript Title: TERROR AND RELIGION 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: The course explores the historic and contemporary links between religion and terror and helps students understand the complexity of religious violence in the late 20th and early 21st centuries, especially in relation to terrorism and the so-called “war against terror.” The course addresses the re-emergence of religious nationalism and the threats it presents to modern states. The course investigates legal and other definitions of terrorism and the development of modern doctrines of terror. It examines topics such as religious motivation, and the justification and legitimisation of the use violence in a number of major religious belief systems. It identifies the differences between mainstream and extremist teachings. It analyses significant acts of religiously motivated violence, and explores background issues such as secularization, modernism and globalisation, as well as more personal ones, such as the nature of religious conviction and its influence on behaviour. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: TERROR AND RELIGION 
Partner University Department: General Education - Faculty of Law 
Partner University Course Number: GENL1063