May 22, 2024  
Course Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Course Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

REL 326 - Buddhism: Thought and Action


A thematic and conceptual inquiry into some of the most important religious and philosophical traditions within Buddhism. Attention given to the major schools of Buddhist thought, as well as topical inquiries into issues regarding women in Buddhism, meditation practices, Buddhist art and architecture and the influence of Buddhism on contemporary Western religious pluralism. The course features close readings of Buddhist texts in translation and regular audiovisual presentations.

Prerequisites
REL 108 or one 200-level REL course or Permission of Instructor

Credits 1



Area
Humanities

Division
Arts and Humanities

Foundation
Beyond the West

Compass Attributes
Global Honors, Humanities