RELG 387 Introduction to Jainism (3 credits)

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Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

Overview

Religious Studies : This course provides an introduction to Jaina religious culture, including elements of its history, philosophy, cosmology, and monastic and lay practices. It also focuses on constructions of Jainismâ•Žs precept of universal non-violence (ahimsa), and addresses Jaina responses to contemporary social and ethical issues.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2014-2015 academic year.