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The Oxford handbook of contemporary Buddhism

Author: Michael K Jerryson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2017]
Series: Oxford handbooks.
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"As an incredibly diverse religious system, Buddhism is constantly changing. The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Buddhism offers a comprehensive collection of work by leading scholars in the field that tracks these changes up to the present day. Taken together, the book provides a blueprint to understanding Buddhism's past and uses it to explore the ways in which Buddhism has transformed in the twentieth and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford handbook of contemporary Buddhism.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2016
(DLC) 2016043517
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael K Jerryson
ISBN: 9780199362387 0199362386
OCLC Number: 965534609
Description: xv, 737 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Buddhist System in Transition / Michael Jerryson --
Part I: Regions --
South Asian --
Contemporary Sri Lankan Buddhist Traditions / Mahinda Deegalle --
Buddhism in Contemporary India / David Geary and Sraman Mukherjee --
Buddhism in Contemporary Bhutan / Samdrup Rigyal and Alyson Prude --
East Asian --
Contemporary Chinese Buddhist Traditions / Mario Poceski --
Contemporary Korean Buddhist Traditions / Mark A. Nathan --
Contemporary Japanese Buddhist Traditions / Elisabetta Porcu --
Central Asian --
Contemporary Tibetan Buddhism / Abraham Zablocki --
Contemporary Mongolian Buddhism / Vesna A. Wallace and Christine Murphy --
Southeast Asian --
Contemporary Vietnamese Buddhism / Alexander Soucy --
Contemporary Thai Buddhism / Rachelle Scott --
Contemporary Burmese Buddhism / Niklas Foxeus --
Contemporary Cambodian Buddhist Traditions: Seen from the Past / Ashley Thompson --
Contemporary Buddhism in Malaysia / Jeffrey Samuels --
Contemporary Lao Buddhism : ruptured histories / Patrice Ladwig --
European-American --
Buddhism in Latin America / Cristina Rocha --
US Buddhist Traditions / Joseph Cheah --
European Buddhist Traditions / Laurence Cox --
Southern --
Buddhism in Africa / Michel Clasquin-Johnson --
Buddhism in Australia and the Oceania / Michelle Barker --
Global --
Diasporic Buddhisms and Convert Communities / John Nelson --
Buddhist International Organizations / Brooke Schedneck. Part II: Modalities --
Material Culture --
Buddhist Relics and Pilgrimage / Jovan Maud --
Contemporary Buddhist Architecture: From reliquary to theme park / Lawrence Chua --
Contemporary Buddhism and Iconography / Jessica Patterson --
Buddhism and Media Technologies / Gregory Price Grieve and Daniel Veidlinger --
Social Engagement --
Contemporary Buddhism and Ecology / Susan M. Darlington, Hampshire College --
Buddhism, Business, and Economics / Trine Brox and Elizabeth Williams-Oerberg --
Contemporary Buddhism and Education / Vladimir Tikhonov --
Buddhism, Nationalism, and Governance / Matthew J. Walton --
Buddhism, Conflict, and Peacebuilding / Michael Jerryson --
Practices --
Contemporary Buddhist Chanting and Music / Paul D. Greene --
Buddhist Healing and Taming in Tibet / Barbara Gerke --
Contemporary Buddhism and Magic / Erick White --
Contemporary Tantric Buddhist Traditions / David B. Gray --
Contemporary Buddhism and Death / Mark Rowe --
Identity --
Buddhism and Gender / Sharon A. Suh --
Buddhism, Race, and Ethnicity / Joseph Cheah --
Buddhism and Sexual Orientation / Hsiao-Lan Hu --
Buddhist Encounters with Diversity / Donald K. Swearer --
Academics --
Buddhism and Science as Ethical Discourse / Francisca Cho --
The Contemporary Study of Buddhism / Nathan McGovern.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Jerryson.

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