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Author: A. James McAdams
Part III: The Threat. Discussions and readings for the course, "Ten Images of Hell in the Twentieth Century - University Seminar" in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame.

Part III: The Threat

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Image Seven: PRONOUNCEMENTS AND THREATS: “GO TO HELL . . . !”
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Discussion: Does Hell Exist? If so, in what form? What do people think today? What do these conceptions tell us about different views of human nature?

Compare Pew Foundation Research on Belief in Hell (pp. 11-12) with Noelle Knox, “Religion takes a back seat in Western Europe.”

Reading:

Video:

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Discussion: What is Human Nature and why should it matter for our understanding of moral behavior?

Reading:

Note: No self-respecting Notre Dame student should graduate without reading The Brothers Karamazov in its entirety. The book will change the way you look at life.

Assignment:

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Film and Discussion: Stanley Milgram, “Obedience”

Reading:

Audio:

Image Eight: A WORLD WITHOUT HELL: “NO HELL BENEATH US . . .”
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Discussion: What is the connection between Hell and moral behavior? Do we need to believe in Hell to maintain a civilized society?

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Music from Hell

Accessed from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kurt_Cobain_B%26W.jpg on 5/4/12

Photo by Wikimedia Commons user KurtCobain4ever.
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