Those engaged in faith-based work in religious institutions and nonprofit organizations contend with conflict on many levels: interpersonal, institutional, community and in larger systems of oppression. It is crucial that leaders are equipped with the knowledge and skills to not only navigate conflict, but engage with it as a transformational process. This course is a response to the experience of destructive conflict in religious institutions and in the world, as well as the experience of religion as both a source of conflict, and a resource for peace.
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