HBL100: Introduction to the Study of Buddhism

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This courses introduces the history and foundations of Buddhism. From Theravada to Mahayana to current traditions. Buddhism, like Christianity is composed of many traditions whose developments can be traced to the interpretations of the Buddha's teaching to the influences of local community beliefs.

This course consists of 8 lectures, was developed by Dr. Lewis Lancaster in 2012 and is part of the Humanistic Buddhism & Leadership Certificate offered through the Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies and the Office of Extended Studies.

This is a self-directed class (no instructor) that is managed by the Office of Extended Studies, and students work at their own pace. Upon successfully completing this class, the enrolled student will earn 1.0 continuing education unit (CEU). Students who want to earn a Certificate of Completion have the option of taking an exam or submitting a short research paper.

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