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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTS 2010 - Buddhism

Credits: 4
An introductory study of the religious tradition as it developed in India and spread throughout Asia. The course concentrates on Theravada, Zen, and Vajrayana (Tibetan) forms of Buddhism, using examination of text, ritual, and images to understand the diversity of the Buddhist world. Studies varieties of practice, monastic as well as popular, cultural influences on Buddhism, and contemporary political and social issues such as women in Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhists in exile.
Fulfills: Second institutional requirement in religious and theological studies. D in LS Core.