[RLST 221] Comparative Religious Ethics

Using the atrocities and acts of courage committed by “ordinary people” during the Holocaust as the central problem to be investigated, this course examines the ethical perspectives offered by particular strands of Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Confucianism. Emphasis is placed on grappling with the problems and possibilities of ethical relativism in a global context.

Course Title

Comparative Religious Ethics

Course Code

RLST 221



Fulfills Domain/Capstone Requirements



Offered at least every second year.


Also listed as Interdisciplinary Studies 233.

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