Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice

Buddhism Goes to the Movies: Introduction to Buddhist Thought and Practice

by Ronald Green

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415841481
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/24/2013
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ronald S. Green is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Coastal Carolina University. He studied Buddhism at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He is the editor of four books on Buddhism, peace and justice.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Early Representations of Buddhism in Films: Broken Blossoms and Lost Horizon

Chapter 2. The Four Noble Truths and Fight Club

Chapter 3. Buddhist Awakening and Waking Life

Chapter 4. Dependant Origination and I Heart Huckabees

Chapter 5. Korean Seon Buddhism and Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for the East?

Chapter 6. Theravāda Buddhism, Socially Engaged Buddhism and The Burmese Harp

Chapter 7. Tibetan Buddhism and The Cup

Chapter 8. Japanese Shin Buddhism and Departures

Chapter 9. The Buddhist Order of Nuns and Windhorse

Chapter 10. Thai Buddhism in Horror Films: Nang Nak and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

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