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Unformatted text preview: ideals that go beyond their faith and encompass equality for all. The faith of the aforementioned religious leaders eventually guided them to champion causes of human rights for the people of their respective communities, and eventually for all of humanity. Just as Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophies led to the nonviolent protests of Indians against British rule, so too did the American civil rights movement begin in the Baptist churches and the mosques of the Nation of Islam. References Alles, Gregory D., and Robert S. Ellwood. (2007) "War and Religion." Encyclopedia of World Religions , Revised Edition. New York: Facts On File, Inc. Modern World History Online . Retrieved on January 27, 2010 from http://www.fofweb.com/activelink2.asp? ItemID=WE53&iPin=EWR0550&SingleRecord=True...
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This note was uploaded on 06/17/2011 for the course HUM 130 130 taught by Professor Deborahgeorge during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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