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2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

RELI 218 Zen Buddhism

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

An examination of the Zen understanding of being human: the problem of human existence Zen seeks to resolve, the liberation it claims to achieve, the meaning of the satori or “Awakening” which Zen claims is the basis of this liberation, the Zen koan as the meaning through which the Awakening is attained, the art that results from Awakening, and the possible contributions of Zen to the contemporary spiritual, philosophic, and artistic situation in the West.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or free elective requirement.