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Readings in Asian Religious Texts

Course Level-Format:   undergraduate
Instructor: Todd Lewis
Institution: College of the Holy Cross

Course Term: Spring
Course Year: 2010


A 2010 course by Todd Lewis at College of the Holy Cross surveys “a law code, ascetic mysticism, religious biography, popular narrative, and scholastic treatises. We will also consider the cross-cultural definition of “text,” hermeneutical approaches to exegesis, the idea of a “scriptural canon,” and the construction of tradition in the western historical imagination.”