Ron Large

Dr. Ron Large
AddressReligious Studies Department
Post Office Box 57
Spokane, WA

Professor of Religious Studies, Gonzaga University Graduate Program of Religious Studies

B.A., University of Virginia,
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA,

Dr. Ron Large, Professor of Religious Studies, specializes in Christian Ethics with an emphasis in Christian Social Ethics and peace studies. Dr. Large earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia where he majored in Religious Studies. He received his Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary where his M.Div. thesis examined violence and nonviolence as methods of social change. Dr. Large received his doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA. His dissertation was on the connection between virtue and social change in the thought of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Mohandas Gandhi. He teaches classes in Nonviolence, Christian Morality, Death and Dying, Sexual Morality, Religion and Film, and the Vietnam War. For the academic year 2000-2001, he was named Teacher of the Year at Gonzaga University. In the summer of 2006, he was invited to attend a week long seminar on Global Peace for university faculty at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington DC.

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