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Fall 2014 General Registration: 8/18/14-8/29/14
Spring 2015 Early Registration: 11/10/14-11/21/14

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HRHS 8450 : Topics in Japanese Religion: Buddhism and Shinto in Japanese History 

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

Explores the relationship between Shinto and Buddhism through the course of Japanese history, from the advent of Buddhism to Japan, to the various associations and combinations of the two traditions, and their forced separation by the government at the end of the 19th century.
Prerequisites: Assumes some knowledge of Japanese religion, culture and/or language.
Course format: Online discussion.
Evaluation method: Participation/Term paper.
Auditors with Faculty Permission

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