REL 133 Week 3 Buddhism Presentation

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REL 133 Week 3 Buddhism Presentation Part I  Meet with a few of your classmates or your assigned Learning Team group before beginning this assignment. IMPORTANT: This is done in the forum entitled "Group Discussion of Buddhism Assignment" which is the fifth entry under the "Required" Learning Activities.  PLEASE DO NOT DISCUSS YOUR GROUPS ASSIGNMENT AS REPLIES TO THIS FORUM. Discuss the branches of Buddhism. Share resources and record the differences between the schools. Decideindividually, which school you will focus on for this assignment.  Part II Choose one of the following schools of Buddhism:

  • Theravada Buddhism

  • Mahayana Buddhism

  • Vajrayana Buddhism

  • Zen Buddhism--as a special school of Mahayana Buddhism

  • Additional topics in Buddhism may be assigned if more teams are present

Write an individual paper of 700  to 1,050 words that addresses the following questions:

  • Summarize the history of Buddhism and the life of Buddha.

  • Explain the basic teachings of Buddhism.

  • Explain what makes the school of Buddhism you selected unique.

  • NOTE: This is an individual assignment, not a group assignment, but you discuss it as a group. 

Cite at least three (3) references in addition to the textbook. Format citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.
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