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Defining Buddhism(s) : a reader

Author: Karen Derris; Natalie Gummer
Publisher: London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2007.
Series: Critical categories in the study of religion.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the multiple ways in which Buddhisms have been defined and constructed by Buddhists and scholars. This book includes essays that consider a range of inquiries and concerns, and methods and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Defining Buddhism(s).
London ; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2007
(DLC) 2006025271
(OCoLC)70839763
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Derris; Natalie Gummer
ISBN: 9781134937325 1134937326
OCLC Number: 946606172
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Defining Buddhism(s); PART I: Defining Buddhist Histories; Defining Buddhist Histories: Introduction; 1 Archaeology and Protestant Presuppositions in the Study of Indian Buddhism; 2 Suttas as History: Four Approaches to the Sermon on the Noble Quest (Ariyapariyesanasutta); 3 Historical Understanding: The Chan Buddhist Transmission Narratives and Modern Historiography; 4 Roads Taken and Not Taken in the Study of Theravāda Buddhism; PART II: Defining Buddhist Ideologies. Defining Buddhist Histories: Introduction5 The Suppression of the Three Stages Sect: Apocrypha as a Political Issue; 6 Budda no fukuin: The Deployment of Paul Carus's Gospel of Buddha in Meiji Japan; 7 Re-membering the Dismembered Body of Tibet: Contemporary Tibetan Visionary Movements in the People's Republic of China; PART III: Defining Buddhist Identities: Re-membering the Dismembered Body of Tibet: Contemporary Tibetan Visionary Movements in the People's Republic of China; Defining Buddhist Histories: Introduction. 8 The Image of an Orphan: Cambodian Narrative Sites for Buddhist Ethical Reflection9 Seeking Śākyamuni: Travel and the Reconstruction of Japanese Buddhism; 10 One Plus One Makes Three: Buddhist Gender, Monasticism, and the Law of the Non-Excluded Middle; Bibliography; Index of Names; Index of Subjects.
Series Title: Critical categories in the study of religion.
Other Titles: Defining Buddhisms
Responsibility: edited by Karen Derris and Natalie Gummer.

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