Victim/Victor: Martyrs & Social Change

3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: Christian Tradition

This course examines the relationship between martyrdom and power. The development of the martyr tradition in Christianity will be explored with an emphasis on the process by which martyrdom, both in the ancient world and today, serves to shape group identity and often leads to social change. 

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