Magnolias in Spring

Magnolia blossoms behind Building 530, Stanford. Photo credit: Linda A. Cicero

 

Spring

Monday Wednesday Friday
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
This course surveys major religious traditions of the world. Through examination of a variety of materials, including scriptures and other spiritual writings, religious objects and artifacts, and modern documentary and film, we explore Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Jainism as rich historical and living traditions.

RELIGST 315A: Chinese Buddhism

Tuesday Thursday
2:30 PM - 3:50 PM
This course provides an overview of the major themes and historical developments in 2000 years of Buddhist history in China, from its early transmission from India to contemporary developments in the PRC, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Themes include monasticism, doctrine, popular devotion, state policy and the encounter with modernity.
Independent study in Buddhism. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.