EAST 354 Taoist and Buddhist Apocalypses (3 credits)

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Offered by: East Asian Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Asian Language & Literature : Visions of the end of the world in Medieval Chinese Buddhist and Taoist literature will be contrasted with Western apocalyptic materials. The course will trace the development of Buddhism and Taoism in China, focusing on millennarian movements, soteriology, public worship, and ritual.

Terms: Fall 2014

Instructors: Kenneth Dean (Fall)