The University of Glasgow has introduced ‘trigger warnings’ into a theology course in case students get distressed when studying the crucifixion of Jesus. The warnings were introduced for students taking a class called Creation to Apocalypse: Introduction to the Bible (Level 1) at the prestigious university which is part of the elite Russell Group RT reports: Popular in US educational institutions, trigger warnings were introduced to warn people about content which may ‘trigger’ a post-traumatic stress reaction. However, critics argue they have gone too far and are at risk of making university undergraduates overly sensitive or restricting freedom of speech. #WatchingTheHawks Trigger Warning: The End of PC Culture [VIDEO] https://t.co/alIHcgfWEP @WatchingHawks — RT America (@RT_America) August 27, 2016 The Telegraph reports that in one lecture about Jesus, the University of Glasgow warned students it “contains graphic scenes of the crucifixion.” Students were told such images would be would be flagged up to them beforehand. The University of Glasgow also gave trigger warnings to veterinary students who work with dead animals and other students who discuss violence and illness. The trigger warning phenomenon is appearing in educational institutions across the country. Stirling University, also in Scotland, has warned archaeology students they would […] The post UK University Warns Bible Students Christs Crucifixion ‘Too Distressing’ appeared first on Your News Wire.
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