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Term Subject Catalog # Title Credits / Units
Summer 2020 REL 016 Chinese Religion 4 cr.
Class Session Time Syllabus
1 5-week summer Mon - Fri REL-016-5


This course provides an introduction to Chinese religion and explores the diversity and unity of Chinese traditions. Focus will be on aspects of the cultural background, art, literature, philosophy, and institutional development of each tradition. Topics covered include ancient mythology, cosmology, shamanism; Confucianism and the traditional state cult, Taoist mysticism, immortality; Buddhism and Chinese religious transformation.