Minor in Religious Studies - Buddhism RELS 2013   Buddhism
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course introduces the student to the Buddhist religious tradition, beginning with its origins and early developments in India and followed by a treatment of key themes of later world Buddhism such as meditation, devotion, monasticism, and ritual. The course thus exposes students to both Buddhism's early Indian doctrinal and institutional dimensions, and to aspects of Buddhism as practiced subsequently in China, Japan, and Tibet.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Seminar

CROSS-LISTING: CHIN 2070.03