History of Buddhist and Christian Interactions


The study of the global encounter between Buddhists and Christians from the sixteenth century to the present. Topics to be covered include missionary encounters, conversion, polemical literature, inter-religious dialogue, and religious exchange, as well as the portrayal of these interactions in literature and the arts. At least one previous course in Buddhism or Asian religions and a course in religious studies is recommended.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 580S
Typically Offered