ASIAN 223 - Bhagavad-Gita: The Activist View of Hinduism
Winter 2008, Section 001
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Subject: Asian Studies (ASIAN)
Department: LSA Asian Languages & Cultures
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This class introduces Hinduism to students through an intensive study of this single most important scriptural text, the Bhagavad-Gita. We spend half the time going over the text-in-translation, chapter by chapter. The other half of the class time is devoted to critical issues relating to the text, i.e., history of the text, its transmission, its location within the history of Hinduism, its connections with political/cultural history, its ancient and modern interpretations.

Schedule

ASIAN 223 - Bhagavad-Gita: The Activist View of Hinduism
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
27469
Open
2
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM

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