Prison Letters: Religion and Transformation
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RELG 021. Prison Letters: Religion and Transformation


Focusing on themes of religion and transformation and prison as a literal and metaphorical space, this course explores themes of life and death, oppression and freedom, isolation and community, agency, and identity. Drawing primarily on Christian sources, readings move from the New Testament through Martin Luther King, Jr., to the contemporary U.S. context where more than 2 million people are incarcerated today.
Humanities.
1 credit.
Spring 2018. Ross.
Catalog chapter: Religion  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/religion


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