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Wild geese : Buddhism in Canada

Author: Victor Sōgen Hori; John S Harding; Alexander Duncan Soucy
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca, NY : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most comprehensive study of Buddhism in Canada to date.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Sōgen Hori; John S Harding; Alexander Duncan Soucy
ISBN: 9780773536661 0773536663 9780773536678 0773536671
OCLC Number: 463765331
Description: xvii, 456 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Openings. How do we study buddhism in Canada? / Victor Sõgen Hori ; Asian reformers, global organizations : an exploration of the possibility of a "Canadian Buddhism" / Alexander Soucy --
Histories and overviews. Looking East : Japanese Canadians and Jodo Shinshu buddhism, 1905-1970 / Terry Watada ; Buddhism after the seventies / Henry C.H. Shiu ; Buddhism in Canada : a statistical overview from Canadian censuses, 1981-2001 / Peter Beyer --
From global to local. Jodo Shinshu in Southern Alberta : from rural Raymond to Amalgamation / John S. Harding ; That Luang : the journey and relocation of Lao Buddhism to Canada / Marybeth White ; Transforming ordinary life : turning to Zen Buddhism in Toronto / Patricia Q. Campbell ; The woodenfish program : Fo Guang Shan, Canadian Youth, and a new generation of Buddhist missionaries / Lina Verchery ; Shambhala international : the golden sun of the great East / Lynn P. Eldershaw --
From local to global. Globalization and modern transformation of Chinese Buddhism in three Chinese temples in Eastern Canada / Tannie Liu ; The Tzu Chi Merit Society from Taiwan to Canada / André Laliberté and Manuel Litalien ; A relationship of reciprocity : globalization, skilful means, and Tibetean Buddhism in Canada / Sarah F. Haynes --
Lives. Albert low : a quest for a truthful life / Mauro Peressini ; Suwanda H.J. Sugunasiri : Buddhist / Victor Sõgen Hori and Janet McLellan.
Responsibility: edited by John S. Harding, Victor Sōgen Hori and Alexander Soucy.

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"Wild Geese critically deconstructs the concepts presently applied to Buddhism in the West and builds a foundation for further study. The anthology ties the culture of Buddhism in Canada to the Read more...

 
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