REL-300 Zen

A study of the doctrines, practices and institutional formations of the meditation school of Mahayana Buddhism in China, Korea, Japan and the contemporary West. Emphasis will be placed upon the transmission/creation of the tradition in China, its transmission/re-creation in medieval Japan and its transmission/re-creation in the West after World War ll. Prerequisite: One course religion or philosophy


3 credits


One course from PHI or REL must be completed piror to registering for this course.