The Buddhist Study Center(BSC) will offer “Interlinked: Understanding the Origins and Evolution of American Buddhism,” a free online Buddhist study class series on
June 22-26, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (HST) featuring the noted scholar, Rev. Dr. Duncan Ryuken Williams, author of American Sutra, a ground-breaking book published in 2019.
The study class series will cover the Foundations of American Buddhism, Buddhism in Hawaii during World War II, Religious Freedom and Buddhism during World War II,
American Buddhism and Ecology, and Buddhist Social Engagement in a series of five two-hour lecture over five nights.
The study class series will be available online through a link available at the Buddhist Study Center website, http://bschawaii.org. Pre-registration is not required and the
lectures are free and open to the public. Donations to the Buddhist Study Center are gratefully accepted in the spirit in which they are given.
Detailed information and the full syllabus are available at http://bschawaii.org.
BSC was established in 1972 as a part of Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii.
I'd like to express my deepest appreciation to the Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii and
BSC for their generous gift of Dharma. Also I'd like to thank Bishop Matsumoto for sharing this information with us.