Engaged Buddhism in the West

Engaged Buddhism in the West

by Christopher S. Queen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0861711599

ISBN-13: 9780861711598

Pub. Date: 07/10/2005

Publisher: Wisdom Publications MA

Engaged Buddhism is founded on the belief that genuine spiritual practice requires an active involvement in society. Engaged Buddhism in the West illuminates the evolution of this new chapter in the Buddhist tradition - including its history, leadership, and teachings - and addresses issues such as violence and peace, race and gender, homelessness, prisons,

Overview

Engaged Buddhism is founded on the belief that genuine spiritual practice requires an active involvement in society. Engaged Buddhism in the West illuminates the evolution of this new chapter in the Buddhist tradition - including its history, leadership, and teachings - and addresses issues such as violence and peace, race and gender, homelessness, prisons, and the environment.

Eighteen new studies explore the activism of renowned leaders and organizations, such as Thich Nhat Hanh, Bernard Glassman, Joanna Macy, the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, and the Free Tibet Movement, and the emergence of a new Buddhism in North America, Europe, South Africa, and Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780861711598
Publisher:
Wisdom Publications MA
Publication date:
07/10/2005
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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