Buddhism in America


Colloquium in Buddhist Studies: Buddhism in America (REL266)
Fall 2015 – 9 Students



From the course catalog:

This course traces the development of Buddhist thought and practice in America, and considers what it means to be Buddhist (or to practice Buddhism) in the United States. Topics to be considered include: socially engaged Buddhism, the secularization of meditation, Buddhist practice in prisons, and science and Buddhism. Film screenings and site visits to local Buddhist organizations are required outside of regular class meetings.