The University of St. Thomas

Hinduism & Buddhism
Title:Hinduism & Buddhism
Course Number:440
College:College of Arts & Sciences
Instructor:Ulrich, Edward T
Time:0935 - 1040
Location:John Roach Center St Paul
Room:JRC LL62
Credit Hours Start Date End Date Days Available Enrollment Maximum
4 09/04 12/20 M  -  W   -  F 1 19 20
Course Description:
This course investigates Hinduism and Buddhism, two great Asian religions that have had world-wide impact. We will examine the historical and theological foundations of each religion as well as the plurality of expressions within each. Considerable attention will be paid to classical Hindu and Buddhist texts. This course will also attend to issues of comparative religion and interreligious dialogue, particularly with regard to Christianity. Prerequisite: THEO 101 (or 102 and 103) and one 200-level or 300-level THEO course, and PHIL 115