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Developments in Australian Buddhism : facets of the diamond

Author: Michelle Barker
Publisher: London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003.
Series: RoutledgeCurzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the adaptation of Buddhism to the Australian socio-cultural context, within the broader context of Buddhism's development in Westernized countries.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Barker
ISBN: 0700715827 9780700715824
OCLC Number: 49952207
Description: xv, 199 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations Glossary of Terms Introductions Part 1: Australian Buddhism in Context The Origins of Buddhism Japanese Zen Buddhism Buddhism in the West Japanese Zen in the West Buddhism in Australia Japanese Zen in Australia Part 2: Australian Buddhism in Transition Practical Expressions Sociological Expressions Ideological Expressions Characteristics of Western Buddhism Part 3: Models of Change Issues in Adaptation Theories of Change Breaking Down the Boundaries Appendix A: Japanese Zen Buddhist Groups in Australia Appendix B: Diamond Sangha Affiliates World-wide Appendix C: Agreements Concerning the Structure and Function of the Diamond Sangha Endnotes Bibliography Index
Series Title: RoutledgeCurzon critical studies in Buddhism.
Responsibility: Michelle Spuler.
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