Buddhist Studies from India to America: Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish

Buddhist Studies from India to America: Essays in Honor of Charles S. Prebish

by Damien Keown
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415371244

ISBN-13: 9780415371247

Pub. Date: 01/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and

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Buddhist Studies from India to America covers four important areas of Buddhist Studies: Vinaya Studies and Ethics, the history of Buddhist schools, Western Buddhism, and Inter-religious dialogue. These are the main areas which Charles S. Prebish has either inaugurated or helped to define; and his academic career as a leading, international scholar, and his significant professional achievements are celebrated within this volume.

The geographical and historical scope of the essays in this collection range from ancient India to modern America, and includes contributions by well-known international scholars. The contributors discuss a variety of academic disciplines including philosophy, psychology, history, feminism, and sociology. It will appeal to scholars whose interests embrace either ancient or modern aspects of the Buddhist tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415371247
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Bibliography of Charles S. Prebish
1Dogen and the precepts, revisited11
2Buddhism and the practice of bioethics in the United States32
3Buddhism : morality without ethics?45
4The prospects for a bhiksuni sangha in Tibetan Buddhism56
5The time of Ojoden : narrative and salvation in Japanese pure land Buddhism73
6The Kutadanta Sutta : tradition in tension89
7Mi-pham's contribution to Yogacara101
8Entering the fray121
9Stealth polemics : Tsong kha pa on the difference between sutra and tantra128
10A note on the term "citta-matra" in the Sanskrit Lankavatara Sutra146
11Creating a focal point for Buddhism in the West : the German Buddhist pioneer Paul Dahlke175
12An object-relations psychology of Zen practice191
13Two Buddhisms further considered207
14Celts and contests : sport as peregrination and the athlete as white martyr237
15The Sarvodaya Shramadana movement's double legacy250
16The genesis of all our dependently arisen histories : the divine plan of creation260
17The ecumenical vision of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu and his dialogue with Christianity270

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