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American Buddhism : methods and findings in recent scholarship

Author: Duncan Ryūken Williams; Christopher S Queen
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey : Curzon, 1999.
Series: Curzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the emergence of American Buddhism as a significant research field. Issues examined include: identity in Asian-American Buddhism; the new Buddhism; Buddhism and American culture;  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Bibliography
Conference papers and proceedings
Bibliographies
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan Ryūken Williams; Christopher S Queen
ISBN: 0700710817 9780700710812
OCLC Number: 41034761
Notes: "The present volume has its origins in a conference ... held at the Harvard Divinity School in May 1997"--Preface.
Description: xxxvii, 329 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Christopher S. Queen --
Issues of ethnicity in the Buddhist churches of America / Kenneth K. Tanaka --
Japanese American Zen temples : cultural identity and economics / Senryō Asai and Duncan Ryūken Williams --
Placing palms together : religious and cultural dimensions of the Hsi Lai Temple political donations controversy / Stuart Chandler --
Ritual and the performance of Buddhist identity among Lao Buddhists in North America / Penny Van Esterik --
Night-stand Buddhists and other creatures : sympathizers, adherents, and the study of religion / Thomas A. Tweed --
The new Buddhism : some empirical findings / James William Coleman --
Supply and demand : the appeal of American Buddhism --
Phillip Hammond and David Machacek --
Local inter-Buddhist associations in North America / Paul David Numrich --
The Pacific Buddha's wild practice : Gary Snyder's environmental ethic / Charles R. Strain --
The internet as window onto American Buddhism / Richard P. Hayes --
The academic study of Buddhism in America : a silent sangha / Charles S. Prebish --
Buddhist studies at Naropa : sectarian or academic? / Robert E. Goss --
Buddhist worlds in the U.S.A. : a suvey of the territory / Richard Hughes Seager --
Dissertations and theses on American Buddhism / compiled by Duncan Ryūken Williams --
North American dissertations and theses on topics related to Buddhism / compiled by Duncan Ryūken Williams.
Series Title: Curzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Responsibility: edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen.
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