REL 2010 - Buddhism

An introduction to the variety of Buddhist traditions in South, Southeast, Central and East Asia, as well as in the United States. We will study the history of Buddhism, its characteristic teachings and practices, and assess its cultural impact. Readings include scholarly studies on the traditions as well as original Buddhist texts in translation. This course satisfies WMU Essential Studies Level 2: Exploration and Discovery – Societies and Cultures Category.

Credits: 4 hours

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