HDS 3800

Introduction to Buddhist Scriptural Anthologies and their Critical Interpretations

Charles Hallisey


An introduction to basic issues in reading Buddhist Scriptural Anthologies, both historical and hermeneutic. Special emphasis will be given to issues of intertextuality that the formation of scriptural anthologies generate. Examples of Buddhist scriptural anthologies will be drawn from across the Buddhist world.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1709

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0.50 credits
Fall 2014
Tue Thu 8:30am-10am
Rockefeller Hall Room 117

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Buddhist Studies
  • East Asian Religious Studies
  • South Asian Religious Traditions
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None