Event Title

Mahatma Gandhi’s Contribution to India’s Independence Movement

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Start Date

19-11-2019 12:00 PM

Location

Iversen Hearth Room (room 340), Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN

Admission

Free and open to the public

Description

This is the third lecture in a series of three by Ted Ulrich titled (Non)Violence and Religion in India’s Independence Movement. The series focuses on the history of violence and nonviolence in the early phases of India’s independence movement, with special attention on religious influences (Hinduism and Christianity in particular). This lecture focuses on Mahatma Gandhi, who, after a famous political murder in London, used Hindu, Jain, and Christian themes to halt the growing trend towards violence and to chart a peaceful course of resistance.

Ted Ulrich, Ph.D., is professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas. He specializes in the study of Christian-Hindu dialogue and the religions and cultures of India. He has taken eight trips to India for teaching and research. Four of these trips were study abroad courses for St. Thomas students. His most recent trip was for ten months, and was sponsored by the Fulbright Scholar Program. Click here to read more about Professor Ulrich’s teaching and scholarship.

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center. To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315.

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Ted Ulrich, Ph.D.

 
Nov 19th, 12:00 PM

Mahatma Gandhi’s Contribution to India’s Independence Movement

Iversen Hearth Room (room 340), Anderson Student Center
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul Campus
2115 Summit Ave., St. Paul, MN

This is the third lecture in a series of three by Ted Ulrich titled (Non)Violence and Religion in India’s Independence Movement. The series focuses on the history of violence and nonviolence in the early phases of India’s independence movement, with special attention on religious influences (Hinduism and Christianity in particular). This lecture focuses on Mahatma Gandhi, who, after a famous political murder in London, used Hindu, Jain, and Christian themes to halt the growing trend towards violence and to chart a peaceful course of resistance.

Ted Ulrich, Ph.D., is professor of theology at the University of St. Thomas. He specializes in the study of Christian-Hindu dialogue and the religions and cultures of India. He has taken eight trips to India for teaching and research. Four of these trips were study abroad courses for St. Thomas students. His most recent trip was for ten months, and was sponsored by the Fulbright Scholar Program. Click here to read more about Professor Ulrich’s teaching and scholarship.

Sponsored by the Jay Phillips Center. To make an accessibility request, call Disability Resources at (651) 962-6315.