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Conflict, Culture, Change : Engaged Buddhism in a Globalizing World.

Author: Sulak Sivaraksa; Donald Swearer
Publisher: Somerville : Wisdom Publications, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sulak Sivaraksa; Donald Swearer
ISBN: 0861714989 9780861714988
OCLC Number: 952779317
Description: 1 online resource (162 pages)
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Dedications""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword by Donald Swearer""; ""Part I: Peace, Nonviolence, and Social Justice""; ""1. Buddhist Solutions to Global Conflict""; ""2. A Buddhist Perspective on Nonviolence""; ""3. The Real Crisis in the World""; ""4. Culture and Reconciliation""; ""5. The Value of Simplicity and Humility""; ""6. A Simple Monk""; ""Part II: Simplicity, Compassion, and Education""; ""7. The Virtuous Friends of Christianity and Buddhism""; ""8. A Very Simple Magic""; ""9. Compassion or Competition""; ""10. Blessings and Courage"" ""11. Buddhism and Environmentalism""""12. Buddhist Initiatives and Peaceful Coexistence""; ""Part III: Culture and Change""; ""13. From the Lotus Flower to the Devil's Discus: How Siam Became Thailand""; ""14. The Last Word: Remembering Pridi Banomyong""; ""15. Art and Beauty: An Ethical Perspective""; ""16. Who Are the Contemporary Thai Buddhists?""; ""Appreciations""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Notes""; ""Wisdom Publications""; ""Also Available from Wisdom Publications""

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