Week Four: February 8 and 12
Watch and take notes on: Human Dignity in World Affairs: Celebrating 'Pacem in Terris'
and its Legacy https:/www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6kGyJh0RxI
Homework: (due on BB (Homework tab) before class on Wednesday, February 10):
Religion and human rights
This news item is about two college students; one of whom is being religiously persecuted by
"Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close
to home - so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the
world. Yet they are the world of the individual person; the neighborhood
he lives in; the school or coll
Global Ethics and World Religions Fall 2016
RELS 340-003; INTL 341-003
11:00 am - 12:15 pm TR
Oliver Hall 4063
August 25December 10, 2016
Instructor: Jennifer Garvin-Sanchez, Ph.D
e-mail: JLGarvinSanc@vcu.edu; JLGarvinSanchez@gmail.com
Full Text: Farmer, Paul. "On suffering and structural violence: a view from below." Daedalus
125.1 (1996): 261+. Literature Resource Center. Web. 11 Aug. 2013.
EVERYONE KNOWS THAT SUFFERING EXISTS. The question is how to define it. Given
that each person'
Gandhi is Fasting
By Langston Hughes
Mighty Britain, tremble!
Let your empires standard sway
Let it break entirely
My Gandhi fasts today.
You may think it foolish
That theres no truth in what I say
That all of Asias watching
As Gandhi fasts today.