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A Sense of an Ending: Chinese Buddhist Eschatology Reconsidered
October 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pmFree
In 1976, Dan Overmyer published Folk Buddhist Religion, a volume that drew attention to apocalyptic visions of some popular groups influenced by Buddhist conceptions, amongst others, of global disaster. This keynote will discuss what has been written in this vein since then, reaction in East Asia to climate change, what have we learned over the past five decades.
- October 7
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
- Venue C. K. Choi Building for the Institute of Asian Research
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- Audience – All Students, Audience – Alumni, Audience – Community, Audience – Faculty and Staff – Vancouver, Subject – International, Subject – Learning And Research – Arts, Humanities And Social Sciences, Subject – Lifestyle And Sport – Spirituality, Type – Lecture
- UBC From the Ground Up: Buddhism and East Asian Religions (FROGBEAR)
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