HDS 3836

Introduction to Buddhist Scriptures and Their Critical Interpretation

Charles Hallisey

Description

An introduction to basic issues in the contemporary understanding of textuality, history, and interpretation and their relevance to the study of Buddhist scriptures. Examples of Buddhist scriptures will be drawn primarily from the Mahayana traditions.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 1701

Scheduling

0.50 credits
Fall 2013
Tue Thu 8:30am-10am
Course location to be announced.

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