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Women and Buddhism

RELI 350
Spring 2008 not offered
Crosslisting: FGSS 264, EAST 350
Course Cluster: Southern Asia Studies

This seminar will seek to investigate the complex and changing status of women in relationship to Buddhist doctrine and practice. Using Buddhist texts that present traditional views of women as well as a variety of contemporary materials that reveal aspects of the lives of Buddhist women in ancient and contemporary times, we shall attempt to understand the values and concerns that drive, restrain, and/or empower such women.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [RELI242 or EAST242] OR RELI151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(FGSS)(RELI-MN)(RELI)

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