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Religions of the East : paths to enlightenment

Author: Stephen R Prothero
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, ℗2005.
Series: Modern scholar.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The aim of this course is to cultivate basic literacy in the principal religions of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Focuses include why religion matters, what the term religion means, and how Asian religions complicate that term.
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Sound recordings
Lectures
Speaches
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Prothero
ISBN: 1419358707 9781419358708 1419358715 9781419358715
OCLC Number: 62769506
Notes: In container (26 cm.).
Performer(s): Stephen Prothero, Boston University, lecturer.
Description: 7 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (96 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm).
Details: Compact discs.
Contents: Lecture 1. The nature of religion and how Asian religions complicate things --
Lecture 2. Hinduism before Hinduism: Vedic religion --
Lecture 3. Hinduism as a way of wisdom --
Lecture 4. Hinduism as a way of devotion --
Lecture 5. Sikhism: the way of the disciples --
Lecture 6. Hindusism and Sikhism in America --
Lecture 7. Theravada Buddhism: buddha, dharma, sangha --
Lecture 8. Mahayana Buddhism: emptiness and compassion --
Lecture 9. Zen Buddhism: koans and zaze --
Lecture 10. Tibetan Buddhism and the Dalai Lama --
Lecture 11. Buddhism in America --
Lecture 12. Confucianism: becoming human by becoming social --
Lecture 13. Daoism: becoming human by becoming natural --
Lecture 14. Pop goes the Buddha: Asian religions in popular culture.
Series Title: Modern scholar.
Responsibility: Stephen Prothero.

Abstract:

The aim of this course is to cultivate basic literacy in the principal religions of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Focuses include why religion matters, what the term religion means, and how Asian religions complicate that term.

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