NEW214H1: Socially Engaged Buddhism

Hours: 
24L

Socially Engaged Buddhism applies traditional Buddhist spiritual, ethical and social teachings to improve society. This course will focus on contemporary movements in Vietnam, Tibet, China & Taiwan, Sri Lanka, Thailand and India, as well as its ramifications in the West that have inspired movements such as Buddhist prison ministries and the Peacemaker Order.

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)