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RELI0225

Chinese Religions

Chinese Religions AT
An introduction to the rich religious history of China, with an emphasis on primary sources. Topics will include: the ideas and practices of ancient China, the teachings of Confucius and early Taoist (Daoist) thinkers, the introduction of Buddhism to China and its adaptation to Chinese culture, the complex interaction of Buddhism with the Confucian and Taoist traditions, the role of the state in religion, the "popular" Chinese religion of local gods and festivals, and the religious scene in modern Taiwan and mainland China. 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Religion
Department:
Religion
Division:
Humanities
Requirements Fulfilled:
AAL PHL
Equivalent Courses:

Sections

Spring 2015

RELI0225A-S15 Lecture (Morrison)

Fall 2011

RELI0225A-F11 Lecture (Morrison)

Fall 2009

RELI0225A-F09 Lecture (Morrison)

Fall 2006

RELI0225A-F06 Lecture (Morrison)
RELI0225Y-F06 Discussion (Morrison)
RELI0225Z-F06 Discussion (Morrison)