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While the IBS offers a set of classes each semester, there are instances in which a class may be cancelled due to low enrollment. If there are enough students to warrant, and the instructor is willing, such a class may be converted from a regular class format to a directed studies format, with fewer meetings over the course of a semester.

Course Listings for Fall 2012

HRPH 8453 : Works of Shinran I 

Instructor(s): Matsumoto Units: 3.0
This is an Online CourseCourse Level: Intermediate
Our online courses are co-sponsored by the Starr King School for the Ministry

This online course is an introduction to the teachings of Shinran through a study of his shorter writings. Course will utilize the English translations of Shin- ran’s works to support the study of the original texts. HRPH 1614 Introduction to Shin Buddhist Thought, and at least one year of college level Japanese language study (minimal level: ability to use character dictionary), or instructor’s permission are prerequisites. Course required for ministerial aspirants. Fulfills the Area Distribution Requirement for Area I.

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