Exploring Zen Buddhism
Michaela Mross
Religious Studies
This course is an introduction to Chan/Zen Buddhism. We will study the historical and doctrinal development of this tradition in China and Japan and examine various facets of Zen, such as the philosophy, practices, rituals, culture, and institution. For this aim, we will read and discuss classical Zen texts in translation and important secondary literature. This course will further feature a fieldtrip to a local Zen center.
Term: 
Spring
Year: 
2017-2018
Course ID: 
Start Date: 
04/02/2018
End Date: 
06/15/2018