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Fall 2013 Semester
Apr 23, 2014
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RELS 2395 - Japanese Buddhism
Surveys the major forms of Japanese Buddhism, from the earliest transmission of Buddhism to the maturation of Buddhist thought and practice during the Kamakura and Muromachi periods. Focuses not only on the major schools and figures of each period but also the ways in which Buddhism influenced and shaped Japanese culture. Examines, in particular, the formative influence of Buddhism on Japanese aesthetic sensibilities, samurai culture, and ritual. Focuses thematically on the religious practices that defined each school and how those practices were incorporated into a holistic religious vision. Prereq. ENGW 1111, ENGW 1102, ENGL 1111, or ENGL 1102.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Philosophy and Religion Department

Course Attributes:
NU Core Comp Stdy of Cultures, NU Core Experiential Learning, NU Core Humanities Lvl 1, NU Core Writing Intsv in Majr, UG Col Socl Sci & Humanities


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