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HR 1630 : Methods in the Study of Buddhism 

Instructor(s): Payne Units: 3.0
Time: Wednesday 9:40AM - 12:30PMCourse Level: Introductory
Classroom: IBS/JSC Room 130

A survey of different approaches to the study of Buddhism, including textual, anthropological, sociological, historical, and bibliographic. Particular attention will be given to contemporary critical studies, appropriate historical and social contextualization of doctrinal claims, and relations between Buddhism and other religions in the modern world.
May be upgraded for doctoral students.
Auditors with faculty permission.

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