University of Geneva

Violences et religions

Taught in French

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Michel Grandjean

Instructor: Michel Grandjean


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There are 6 modules in this course

Pour commencer, nous vous proposons une approche historico-critique des textes sacrés (Bible et Coran) et des premiers temps du christianisme et de l'islam.

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12 videos8 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts

Vous entendrez ici parler de christianisation contrainte, de chasse aux hérétiques, de croisades, mais aussi de non-violence. Avec en outre une leçon sur le judaïsme face à la violence.

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10 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Notre tâche sera maintenant de bien vous guider : de la période des premiers califes (dits précisément bien guidés) aux conquêtes omeyyades et à la réflexion, en terre d'Islam, sur la guerre et la paix.

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9 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Nous allons ici vous conduire du 16e siècle, avec son cortège de violences religieuses, à la réflexion théologique et philosophique qui va contribuer à la victoire de la liberté de conscience en Europe.

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12 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Vous allez comprendre ici ce que sont le salafisme, le wahhabisme ou les Frères musulmans. Il sera aussi question de la Nahda (Renaissance arabe), du conflit israélo-arabe, d'iconoclasme, de Daech et de liberté de conscience dans le monde arabo-musulman.

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11 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

Nous allons vous présenter plusieurs intervenants de grande qualité, qui vous apporteront notamment un éclairage philosophique, juridique, humanitaire, religieux, psychologique sur notre thème.

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11 videos2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt


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Michel Grandjean
University of Geneva
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