Japanese Religions

Course Type: 
REL
Code: 
5420
Level: 
Graduate
Credit Hours: 
3
Schedule Type: 
Lecture
Description: 

Historical and contemporary survey of religious life in Japan. Primary focus on Shinto, both early Shinto and later nationalistic Shinto, the varieties of Japanese Buddhism, and Japanese "new" religions. Topics include: religious doctrine, faith and devotion, self-cultivation and enlightenment, monasticism, and religion and the state.

Restrictions: 
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.