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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 2013

HRPH 1614 : Introduction to Shin Buddhist Thought 

Instructor(s): Matsumoto Units: 3.0
Time: Tuesday 9:40AM - 12:30PMCourse Level: Introductory
Classroom: JSC 130

Introduces the major ideas of Shin thought in the context of contemporary religious and philosophic discussions. It will offer an introduction to the tradition’s primary textual sources in English translation. It will also look at the religious life of the Shin Buddhist follower, focusing on issues of practice, religious experience, rituals, iconography and community. Arrangements will be made to enable students outside of the Bay Area to participate in class sessions in real time. Required course. One of the following is needed as a prerequisite: HR-1510 Introduction to Buddhist Thought, HR-1550 Life and Teachings of the Buddha, or instructor’s permission. Faculty permission required. Auditors with faculty permission.

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