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Zen and comparative studies : part two of a two-volume sequel to Zen and Western thought

Author: Masao Abe; Steven Heine
Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii : University of Hawai'i Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zen is not a religion of God. Nor a religion of faith. It is a religion of emptiness, a religion of absolute nothingness. However, it is not nihilistic but dynamically positive. For Zen is based on self-awakening, awakening to the self. In this book, the author tries to clarify the true meaning of Buddhist emptiness in comparison with the Aristotelian notion of substance and the Whiteheadean notion of process. He  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Masao Abe; Steven Heine
ISBN: 0824818318 9780824818319 0824818326 9780824818326
OCLC Number: 34475086
Description: xiv, 262 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: PART ONE. Fundamentals of Zen --
1. Zen and Buddhism --
2. The core of Zen: the ordinary mind is Tao --
3. 'Life and death' and 'good and evil' in Zen --
4. Emptiness --
5. God, emptiness, and the true self --
6. The concept of self as reflected in Zen Buddhist literature --
7. Education in Zen --
PART TWO. Zen, Buddhism, and western thought --
8. Substance, process and emptiness: Aristotle, Whitehead and Zen --
9. The problem of death in east and west: immortality, eternal life, unbornness --
10. Sunyata as formless form: Plato and Mahayana Buddhism --
11. The self in Jung and Zen --
PART THREE. Current issues in Buddhism --
12. Time in Buddhism --
13. On the occasion of Buddha Day 1990: the future task of Buddhism --
14. Transformation in Buddhism --
15. Religious tolerance and human rights: a Buddhist perspective --
PART FOUR. Zen and Japanese culture --
16. Shinto and Buddhism: The two major religions of Japan --
17. Zen in Japan --
18. The Japanese view of truth.
Responsibility: Masao Abe ; edited by Steven Heine.

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This volume concludes the two-volume sequel to Masao Abe's Zen and Western Thought. It contains many previously published essays and papers by Abe. Here he clarifies the true meaning of Buddhist  Read more...

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