Summer 2014 Schedule


Living World Religions Michael Candelaria
  1H MTWRF 1000-1200  
  Introduction to major living world religions, such as Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam and Judaism.
Eastern Religions David Wolne
  1H MTWRF 1000-1200  
  A study of major Asian traditions, such as Taoism, Hinduism and Buddhism.
Eastern Religions Lisa Gerber
  A study of major Asian traditions, such as Taoism, Hinduism and Buddhism.
T: Celluloid Buddhas Susan Dever
  Studies in major religious figures or movements. Topic varies.
Sem: Buddhist Sutras John Taber
  MTWRF 0800-1700 at Bodhi Manda Zen Center, Jemez Springs, Buddhist Center June 3-15  

Two-week intensive summer course at Jemez Bodhi Manda Zen Center. Study of both theory and practice with visiting professors from various universities. Opportunity for directed meditation for interested students and participation in life of the monastery.

Speakers and themes for 2012:
Lance Cousins, Oxford University, “Buddhist Meditation Old and New”
Toru Funayama, Kyoto University, “Kamalaśīla on the Bodhisattva Path, Meditation, and Yogic Perception”
Morten Schlütter, University of Iowa, “The Platform Sutra and the Beginning of Ch’an”

Prerequisite: PHIL 333 or 334 or RELG 263 or 343, or permission of instructor. For more information visit For available tuition waiver for UNM students contact Prof. Taber

Dante in Translation Rachele Duke
  MTWRF 1030-1230  
  Principally the Vita Nuova and the Divine Comedy.