HDS 3421

Gandhi, Then and Now: Seminar

Diana L. Eck


Readings in the life, religious thought, and social activism of M.K. Gandhi, considering Gandhi in his own time and historical context as well as his connections to those who took inspiration from his approach to issues of non-violent change and social justice. We will consider biographies and studies of Gandhi, his own autobiographical writings, his writings on non-violence, self-reliance, religion, and social transformation.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 15 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1655


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Thurs 2pm-4pm
FAS Barker Center Room 024 (McFadden)

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Hindu Studies
  • Religion, Ethics, and Politics
  • South Asian Religious Traditions
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Comparative
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry None
Language Course Designation(s) None