Religion and International Development

 In the domain of international development, religion has often been regarded as a conservative hindrance to social progress, and religious worldviews have come to be associated with challenges they pose to development in terms of both aims and practice. This is despite, or precisely because, of the longstanding involvement of religious organization in development, as well as the various points of similarity between development and religious visions and pursuits. In recent years, such links enjoy growing acknowledgment, and the role of religion within development is reassessed and reasserted.

This course is taught by Dr. Yonatan N. Gez

 

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2016
See also: Elective, Theory