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The Making of Buddhist Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: David L. McMahan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-14 - Publisher: OUP USA

In this book, David McMahan charts the development of modern Buddhism. He presents modern Buddhism as a complex historical process constituted by a variety of r
The Making of Buddhist Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Prabha Tyagi
Categories: Buddhism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

Figures of Buddhist Modernity in Asia
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Jeffrey Samuels
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

This book introduces contemporary Buddhists from across Asia and from various walks of life. Eschewing traditional hagiographies, the editors have collected six
Buddhism and Transgression
Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Adrian Konik
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: BRILL

If Buddhism is to remain relevant to the contemporary era, through providing effective solutions to the proliferating and protean discursive problems encountere
Buddhism in the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: David L. McMahan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that hav
Why I Am Not a Buddhist
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Evan Thompson
Categories: Buddhism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-28 - Publisher: Yale University Press

"A provocative essay challenging the idea of Buddhist exceptionalism, from one of the world's most widely respected philosophers and writers on Buddhism and sci
Buddhism
Language: en
Pages:
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Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: PediaPress

American Dharma
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Ann Gleig
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-02-26 - Publisher: Yale University Press

The past couple of decades have witnessed Buddhist communities both continuing the modernization of Buddhism and questioning some of its limitations. In this fa
Rethinking Japanese Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 564
Authors: Roy Starrs
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-14 - Publisher: Global Oriental

By adopting an open, multidisciplinary, and transnational approach, this book sheds new light both on the specific achievements and on the often-unexpected inte
Reimagining Zen in a Secular Age
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: André van der Braak
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-03 - Publisher: BRILL

In Reimagining Zen in a Secular Age André van der Braak uses Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age to describe the encounter between Japanese Zen Buddhism and Weste