NV 303. Justice and Peace in the Franciscan Tradition

This course focuses on understanding the rights and dignity of the individual employing Franciscan ideas and values and the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.  It will include a focused study of encyclicals and pastoral letters by church leaders on social issues.  Social justice themes will be paralleled with Franciscan Values as found in early Franciscan sources.  Integrated with the course work will be a service-learning or advocacy project. 
Offered: On Occasion
Credits: 3
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