asia -- religious aspects
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A 2010 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon "examines the sacred scriptural traditions of East Asian Buddhism with a focus on Chinese and Japanese Zen, Pure Land Buddhism, and associated developments. . . . This examination will cover a wide range of themes against the backdrop of social and historical developments, including the development of sectarian traditions, cultural and national identity, gender and race."
A 2011 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon "traces select themes and developments in the history of Japanese religion . . . various aspects of intellectual and social history are examined including: the relation between state and religion; issues of gender, class, and cultural identity; religious experience; and ritual and institutional practices . . .(in) various forms of Japanese Buddhism including Zen and Pure Land as well as Shinto."
A 2010 course by Joseph Adler at Kenyon College "is a historical and contemporary survey of religious life in Japan, focusing on the Shinto and Buddhist traditions.."
A 2011 course by Joseph Adler at Kenyon College examines "the various expressions of Daoism (Taoism) in the Chinese religious tradition."
A 2013 course by Mario Poceski at the University of Florida "examines the historical trajectories, essential features, and key roles of religion in contemporary East Asia."
A 2005 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon focuses on "various Asian religious and philosophical traditions including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism."
A 2014 course by Eric Nelson at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell explores "the early philosophical and religious traditions of China, India, Tibet, Japan, and Korea."
A 1997 course by Charles Ess at Drury University offers an introduction to "some of the main ideas, beliefs, practices, and historical developments of eastern religions/philosophies."
A 2002 course by K.I. Koppedrayer at Wilfrid Laurier University explores "how Hindus, Buddhists and others have expressed their understanding of the nature, meaning and goal of human existence in stories, architecture and ritual."
A course by Andy Rotman at Smith College uses Indian film to explore its topic.
A course by Timothy Dobe at Grinnell College "offers a basic introduction to the beliefs and practices of each tradition and emphasizes the interactions, blendings, coexistence and competition of Asian religions as they occur in these dynamic contexts."
A 2013 course by Wakoh Shannon Hickey at Alfred University "provides a brief introduction to the major religions traditions originating in India, China, and Japan."
A 1999 course by Russell Kirkland at the University of Georgia surveys Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, and Shinto.
A 2010 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon "examines three East Asian views of how human, animals, society, and nature are related within their respective worldviews . . . as it is found in key passages in the texts of three classical Chinese and Japanese figures: Mencius the Confucian . . . Zhuangzi the Daoist . . . and Shinran the Pure Land Buddhist." The work of Temple Grandin is also analyzed.
A 2007 course by Chad Bauman at Butler University that offers a comparative study of South Asian civilizations, with special attention to Pakistan and India.
A 2012 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon "examines key concepts and practices from such Asian religions as Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Daoism."
A course by Jeffrey Richey at Berea College introduces "the East Asian spiritual heritage in China, Korea, and Japan (Confucian, Daoist, Buddhist, Shinto, folk, etc.) -- its past, as well as its present and future. We will also give some of our time to the consideration of Christianity as an East Asian religion, and to the situations of East Asian religions in North America."
A 2006 course by Catherine Wessinger at Loyola University New Orleans aims to " their histories, worldviews, methods of achieving their ultimate goals, ethics, artistic expressions, and social institutions."
A 2011 course by Nathan Katz and Sanani Chaitanya Pragya at Florida International University explores the "understandings of âself and liberationâ in classic texts from the traditions of Theravada Buddhism, Jainism, Yoga, and Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism."