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Buddhism in America
RELI 288
Fall 2006
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: EAST 286

Buddhism has been in America for just over 100 years. Although this is a comparatively short period of time, already there appear to be new directions as well as distinctive concerns that warrant the claim that an American Buddhism has begun to emerge. Issues such as purity, equality and authority, for example, have all come to the fore as the various traditions of Buddhism make their way onto American soil. This seminar will be a philosophical and socio-historical examination of some of these issues and themes in contemporary Buddhism in America.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS RELI
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-MN)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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