Philosophical Concepts in Buddhism and Zenism

Discipline: Religious studies

Type of Paper: Essay (any type)

Academic Level: High school

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 2 Words: 550


1. Can a religion exist without a belief in the direct relevance of God or gods? If so, how would this kind of religion differ from one in which the deity is important?

2. To what extent are religions simply systematic responses to the problem of pain and suffering? What other problems or realities do religious impulses address?

3. The concept of enlightenment is very significant in Buddhism. How has this word been used in the West and what does it mean today?

4. What is the sound of one hand clapping? What did you look like before you were born? What is your original face?