World Religions: Buddhism

Quick reminder: we will not be having class on April 28 or May 5. We’ll be resuming on May 12 with a special speaker on contemporary issues in Islam.

The handout for Buddhism is below, and my presentation can be seen after the jump. Meanwhile, a couple of links you might be interested in:


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New World Religions Class Starting

Wat Arun, BangkokI’ll be starting one of my favorite teaching series next month: World Religions.  Here are the details.

Where: Lakeside Christian Church, Lakeside Park, KY (directions)
Dates: March 3 through May 5 (no class March 24 or April 28)
Time: 6:30pm to 8pm

We’ll be covering the history, beliefs, and practices of major world religions and new religious movements, including:

  • Christianity
  • Judaism
  • Islam
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Mormonism
  • Wicca
  • Scientology

…with a few more thrown in just to be safe. The class will include time for discussion and coverage of the current state of each religion in the world and the U.S.

I hope you can make it!

Photo: Buddhist Temple in Bangkok, Thailand, by Stuck in Customs via Flickr