Syllabi - Topic: South Asia - 7 resultsSelect an item by clicking its checkbox
A 2010 course by Todd Lewis at College of the Holy Cross surveys "a law code, ascetic mysticism, religious biography, popular narrative, and scholastic treatises. We will also consider the cross-cultural definition of âtext,â hermeneutical approaches to exegesis, the idea of a âscriptural canon,â and the construction of tradition in the western historical imagination."
A 2001 course by Jeffrey Richey at the University of Findlay "is an intermediate-level survey of the history and diversity of the Buddhist tradition, from the lifetime of the Buddha in fifth-century BCE India to contemporary Buddhist communities in East Asia, Southeast Asia, and North America."
A 2014 course taught by Reid B. Locklin University of Toronto "explores the claim of diverse Christian traditions in South Asia to be religious traditions of South Asia, with special attention to these traditionsâ indigenisation and social interactions with majority Hindu traditions."
A 2000 course by Jeffrey Richey at Berea College introduces "basic historical, conceptual, and ritual dimensions of religious traditions that are central to South and Central Asian cultures (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet)."
A 1999 course by Michael Moffat at Rutgers University "about south Asian religions (Hinduism, Jainism, Islam, Sikhism, Zorastrianism, Christianity and Buddhism) as they have been studied anthropologically and historically â as daily beliefs and practices, and in relation to wider south Asian culture, history and politics."
A 2002 course by Jeffrey Richey at Berea College "adopts an area studies approach to the introduction of traditional religious materials from South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and the Himalayan regions)."