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Religion in the Holy Land: The Role of Faith in Peace & Conflict

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Fast Facts

Course:

Religion in the Holy Land

Teaching Faculty:

Mr. Ophir Yarden

Language of Instruction:

English

Credits/Hours:

Academic hours: 45
Credits: 3

Course Dates:

August 1-14, 2018

Eligibility:

Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

June 1, 2018

Costs:

Tuition: US$ 1,675
Housing prices vary:
US$ 350-850

Relevant Academic Fields:

Religious studies, sociology, international relations, conflict resolution

Highlights

  • Gain insight into the contradictory role of religion as both an obstacle to peace and a resource for peacemaking.
  • Examine how religion is a force for both war and peace in the continuing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ISIS, the Syrian civil war, and the refugee crisis.
  • Investigate religion and conflict as regional and global issues.
  • Explore options and approaches for religious peacebuilding.
  • Travel to key places and speak with regional players.

Apply

We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. You can choose to take this course in conjunction with either one or both of the other courses in the Coexistence in the Middle East program:

Taken together, these courses offer a more complete and valuable experience. To apply to the program, please select any or all of the courses from the list of “Summer Courses” in the online application. See our application guidelines.

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