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Westward dharma : Buddhism beyond Asia

Author: Charles S Prebish; Martin Baumann
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2002.
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This volume focuses on the totality of Buddhism in the West, establishing a comparative and theoretical perspective for considering the wide variety of Buddhist traditions, schools, centres and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles S Prebish; Martin Baumann
ISBN: 0520226259 9780520226258 0520234901 9780520234901
OCLC Number: 48871649
Description: xi, 425 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Paying Homage to the Buddha in the West / Martin Baumann and Charles S. Prebish --
Part I. Profiling Global Buddhism : a Description of the Landscape --
1. Who Is a Buddhist? : Night-Stand Buddhists and Other Creatures / Thomas A. Tweed --
2. The Spectrum of Buddhist Practice in the West / B. Alan Wallace --
3. Protective Amulets and Awareness Techniques, or How to Make Sense of Buddhism in the West / Martin Baumann --
4. Studying the Spread and Histories of Buddhism in the West : The Emergence of Western Buddhism as a New Subdiscipline within Buddhist Studies / Charles S. Prebish --
Part II. Diffusion : the Histories of Buddhism in Western Countries --
5. Buddhism in Europe: Past, Present, Prospects / Martin Baumann --
6. American Buddhism in the Making / Richard Hughes Seager --
7. Buddhism in Canada / Bruce Matthews --
8. The Development of Buddhism in Australia and New Zealand / Michelle Spuler --
9. Buddhism in South Africa / Michel Clasquin --
10. Buddhism in Brazil and Its Impact on the Larger Brazilian Society / Frank Usarski --
11. Buddha in the Promised Land : Outlines of the Buddhist Settlement in Israel /Lionel Obadia --
Part III. Change : Adaptations and Innovations --
12. Camp Dharma : Japanese-American Buddhist Identity and the Internment Experience of World War II / Duncan Ryuken Williams --
13. The Translating Temple : Diasporic Buddhism in Florida / Douglas M. Padgett --
14. Repackaging Zen for the West / David L. McMahan --
15. Scandals in Emerging Western Buddhism / Sandra Bell --
Part IV. Lifestyle : Being a Buddhist in Western Societies --
16. The Challenge of Community / Ajahn Tiradhammo --
17. Buddhist Nuns : Changes and Challenges / Karma Lekshe Tsomo --
18. Neither Monk nor Nun : Western Buddhists as Full-Time Practitioners / Sylvia Wetzel --
19. Virtues without Rules : Ethics in the Insight Meditation Movement / Gil Fronsdal --
Part V. Buddhism Facing New Challenges --
20. The Roar of the Lioness : Women's Dharma in the West / Judith Simmer-Brown --
21. Engaged Buddhism : Agnosticism, Interdependence, Globalization / Christopher S. Queen --
22. The Encounter of Buddhism and Psychology / Franz Aubrey Metcalf --
23. A "Commodius Vicus" Recirculation : Buddhism, Art, and Modernity / Ian Harris.
Responsibility: edited by Charles S. Prebish, Martin Baumann.
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"Like seeds on the wind, Buddhist teachings continue to reach new lands. This outstanding book brings to light, in rich detail, the current flowering of Buddhism in the West. Long a world religion, Read more...

 
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