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Spring 2018 East Asian: Religion GU4120 section 001
CHAN/ZEN BUDDHISM

Call Number 28747
Day & Time
Location
R 2:10pm-4:00pm
212A Lewisohn Hall
Points 4
Approvals Required None
Instructor Bernard Faure
Type SEMINAR
Course Description Prerequisites: Some background in East Asian Buddhism, or instructor permission required. Zen has become a household term, but the reality behind this term is not well known. Originating in China around the 6th century C.E., the Chan/Zen tradition became one of the major Buddhist schools and rapidly spread to Korea, Japan, Vietnam (and, to a certain extent, Tibet). This course examines some aspects of this tradition, emphasizing its historical development, its mythological elements, and its multifaceted practice, which has for too long been reduced in the Western mind to meditation.
Web Site CourseWorks
Department East Asian Languages and Cultures
Enrollment 15 students (20 max) as of 12:12AM Friday, June 22, 2018
Subject East Asian: Religion
Number GU4120
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To School of the Arts, Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, Engineering and Applied Science: Graduate, Graduate School of Arts and Science, General Studies, School of Professional Studies, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Note BACKGROUND IN EAST ASIAN BUDDHISM, OR INSTRUCTOR PERMISSION
Section key 20181EARL4120W001

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