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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 2013 course by Eric Nelson at the University of Massachusett- Lowell is an "introduction to Chinese philosophy from Kongzi (Confucius) and Laozi to Chan Buddhism and Neo-Confucianism."
A 1994 course by Russell Kirkland at Macalester College uses literature to explore traditional Chinese answers to questions about the nature of reality.
A 2010 course by Mark Unno at the University of Oregon examines "various Chinese religious traditions, in particular Confucianism, Daoism, and Buddhism."
A 2001 course by Ding-hwa Hsieh at Truman State University offers "a general survey of Chinese religious traditions, including Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, and popular beliefs and practices."
A 2011 course by Joseph Adler at Kenyon College "is a survey of the major historical and contemporary currents of religious thought and practice in Chinese culture."
A 1993 course by Russell Kirkland at Macalester College explores "perennial concerns through the eyes of . . . the thinkers of classical China" such as Confucius, the Mohist school, the Taoist school, and the Legalist school.
A 1999 course by Warren Frisina at Hofstra University offers "an in-depth look at the primary texts in ancient Confucianism and Taoism."
A 2010 course by Ken Brashier at Reed College aims "to learn the mechanics of translation and to develop an awareness of what it means to transform the words of one culture to that of another."
A 2008 course by Ken Brashier at Reed College studies the "hell scrolls" in the college's possession, as well as others, to understand how their depiction of hell "Chinese scrolls depicting hell combine image and text to communicate religious ideas to a broad audience; they offer ethics, entertainment and an education on how the cosmos works, warning about the certainties of karmic retribution."
A 2010 course by Ken Brashier at Reed College surveys "Chinese notions of time and space, but we also looking at the human ritualized reaction to those particular notions of time and space."
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 2003 course by Joseph Adler at Kenyon College explores "the philosophical and cultural history of the Confucian tradition, primarily in China, from its inception to the present day."
A 2011 course by Ken Brashier at Reed College analyzes Chinese religious traditions (Confucian, Daoist, and Buddhism) "as an âidea systemâ highlights not only the main components of a religion but also how they interrelate with one another."