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Luminous passage : the practice and study of Buddhism in America

著者: Charles S Prebish
出版商: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1999.
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In Luminous Passage, Charles S. Prebish revisits the expanding frontier of the fastest growing religion in North America and describes its historical development, its diversity, and the significance of this ancient tradition at century's end. More than anything else, this is a book about American Buddhist communities (sanghas) and about life within those communities. Prebish considers various Buddhist practices,  再读一些...
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所有的著者/提供者: Charles S Prebish
ISBN: 0520216962 9780520216969 0520216970 9780520216976 0520204603 9780520204607
OCLC号码: 39299808
描述: xi, 334 pages ; 24 cm
内容: American Buddhism : a brief history --
Shaping the Sangha : developmental issues in American Buddhism --
Seeking American Buddhist Sanghas : North American Buddhist communities --
The silent Sangha : Buddhism in the academy --
The cybersangha : virtual communities --
The future of the American Sangha --
Appendix : A postscript on North American Buddhism.
责任: Charles S. Prebish.
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States that Buddhism is the fastest growing religion in the United States. This book examines the debates surrounding contemporary Buddhism's many faces. It investigates Americanized Asian traditions  再读一些...

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"A first-rate social and religious history."--"Publishers Weekly

 
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