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The new Buddhism : the western transformation of an Ancient tradition

Author: James William Coleman
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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This work looks at the evolution of Buddhist practice in the West. After recounting the spread of Buddhism in the East, James Coleman chronicles its reinterpretation by Western teachers, and finds  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James William Coleman
ISBN: 0195152417 9780195152418
OCLC Number: 59425351
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Includes index.
Description: 272 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. What is This? ; 2. Asian Roots: The Origins of the Buddhist Tradition ; 3. Western Flower: The Growth of the New Buddhism ; 4. At the Marrow: Practice and Belief ; 5. Sex, Power, and Conflict ; 6. Why Buddhism? ; 7. The New Buddhism Takes Shape
Responsibility: James William Coleman.
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