REL 5510 - Comparative Asian Mysticism

Description
Examination of the religious phenomenon and category of “mysticism” in various Asian traditions including Daoism, Hinduism, and Buddhism (both early Indian Buddhism and Japanese Zen). Particular topics include: the nature of mystical and religious experience in general; the relationship between religious experience and other aspects of religions, such as religious practice, doctrine, and language; and the question of the universality of mystical experience.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
40
Avg. Sections
1