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Buddhism: An Introduction

RELI 242
Spring 2007
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: EAST 242
Course Cluster: Southern Asia Studies

This course will study the origin, doctrines and development of Buddhism in India (its birthplace) and beyond. The course will address the specific teachings and doctrines outlined by the Buddha, as well as the subsequent development and systematization of that doctrine - namely, the lesser and greater traditions of the Theravada and Mahayana, respectively - as these took shape in South and East Asia. During the latter part of the course, special attention will be given to the topics of women in Buddhism, tantric Buddhism and Zen.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: LectureGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)(CEAS-Phil/Reli)(CGST-MN)(GSAS-MN)(GSAS)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(STS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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