Free (certificate fee: USD$ 49, optional)
This course provides an introduction to the theology, worldview, and practice of faith-based conflict transformation. It is offered by Boston University through edX, an online education platform.
The course equips participants with basic skills for conflict analysis in families, organizations, communities, and larger systems, as well as tools for transforming a conflict. Although it is taught from a Christian perspective and tradition, learners will be invited to reflect on their own religious and cultural contexts. The course is a response to destructive conflict in religious institutions, as well as the experience of religion as both a source of conflict, and a resource for peace.
Some of the course contents are: