Choose an optional civil war after 1945 and discuss the extent to which the conflict can be explained in light of religious factors.
Theme for essay:
Religion, ethnicity, and civil war in Africa: The Darfur conflict in Sudan
– Analyzes the role of religion in the conflict.
– What role does religion really play in this seemingly “religious” conflict?
– At what levels does religion prevail, and at what levels is it irrelevant?
– Finally, you are asked to consider what is best understood as the essence of the conflict, and finally answer whether it is reasonable to label this conflict as “religious.”