Jul 02, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2018-19 [Archived Catalog]

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CLWR 4350 - Women in Buddhist Traditions


Explores women and Buddhism during different historical periods and in different cultures. Through a variety of sources, illuminates Buddhist concepts of gender and sexuality, views of women’s spiritual capacities, the diversity of women’s images, roles, experiences, concerns, and contributions in Buddhist societies, and scholarly approaches to women in Buddhism. Special attention given to how gender is constructed in each cultural and religious context encountered, with particular emphasis on Buddhist women in Southeast Asia. Explores reasons why texts on religion have not always included the voices of women, and investigates ways to uncover them through research techniques and alternative hermeneutical strategies.

Requisites: CLWR 3350
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I



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