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American Buddhism as a way of life

Author: Gary Storhoff; John Whalen-Bridge
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2010.
Series: SUNY series in Buddhism and American culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores a range of Buddhist perspectives in a distinctly American context.
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American Buddhism as a way of life.
Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009033231
(OCoLC)430523025
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Storhoff; John Whalen-Bridge
ISBN: 9781441648815 144164881X 9781438430959 1438430957
OCLC Number: 615624505
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 217 pages).
Contents: Foreward / Thomas A. Tweed --
Introduction : American Buddhism as a way of life / Gary Storhoff and John Whalen-Bridge --
The authenticity of Alan Watts / David L. Smith --
D.T. Suzuki, "Suzuki Zen," and the American reception of Zen Buddhism / Carl T. Jackson --
My lunch with Mihoko / Ellen Pearlman --
What can Buddhist no-self contribute to North American bioethics? / Michael C. Brannigan --
A contemporary North American Buddhist discussion of abortion / Rita M. Gross --
Touched by suffering : American pragmatism and engaged Buddhism / Judy D. Whipps --
Identity theft : stimulating Nirvana in postmodern America / John Kitterman --
Family life and spiritual kinship in American Buddhist communities / Charles S. Prebish --
Buddha loves me this I know : Nisei Buddhists in Christian America, 1889-1942 / Lori Pierce --
Analogue consciousness isn't just for faeries : healing the disjunction between theory and practice / Roger Corless --
"A dharma of place" : evolving aesthetics and cultivating community in an American Zen garden / Jeff Wilson.
Series Title: SUNY series in Buddhism and American culture.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Storhoff and John Whalen-Bridge.

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Explores a range of Buddhist perspectives in a distinctly American context.

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