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  Great Awakening: A Buddhist Social Theory
By: Loy, David R.




 
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Author: Loy, David R.
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0861713664 / 9780861713660

Product Code: 12142
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The economic, social and ecological crises of modern times calls for a perspective that can incorporate Buddhist insights and principles such as generosity, loving kindness and wisdom. In "The Great Awakening" Buddhist teachings and Western social analysis meet and form a dynamic Buddhist social theory.

"In this daring work, David Loy applies his theory of a Buddhist psychology of 'lack' -- the human experience of incompleteness and craving -- to a dazzling array of social problems in the world today including economic injustice and political tyranny, war and terrorism after 9/11, and the destruction of our natural environment. In so doing, he exemplifies the rise of socially engaged Buddhism and this new vehicle of spiritual practice." ---- PROFESSOR CHRISTOPHER S. QUEEN, HARVARD UNIVERSITY, EDITOR OF Engaged Buddhism in the West

The Great Awakening, David R. Loy, Wisdom Publications, Paperback, 228 pages, $16.95

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