RST 205 - Buddhist Wisdom

Description
Grounded in the Second Vatican Council’s “Declaration on the Relationship of the Church to Non-Christian Religion,” the course will introduce the heart of the Buddhist tradition by reflecting on the experience, life and teachings of Siddhartha Gotama, The Buddha. Examining the religious and cultural context within which he lived and taught, the course will explore the insight and wisdom of the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path. Attention will be given to the development of Mahayana Buddhism though a consideration of primary texts from within that tradition.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018
Offered
MW
Avg. Class Size
28
Avg. Sections
2