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Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media
Buddhism, the Internet, and Digital Media
By: Gregory Price Grieve, Daniel Veidlinger
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Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media: The Pixel in the Lotus explores Buddhist practice and teachings in an increasingly networked and digital era. Contributors consider the ways Buddhism plays a role and is present in digital media through a variety of methods including concrete case studies, ethnographic research, and content analysis, as well as interviews with practitioners and cyber-communities.
Wilfrid Sellars and Buddhist Philosophy
Genealogies of Mahayana Buddhism: Emptiness, Power and the question of Origin
By: Joseph G Walser
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In a work that contributes both to a general theory of religion and power for religious studies as well as to the problem of the origin of a Buddhist movement, Walser argues that that it is the neglect of political and social power in the scholarly imagination of the history of Buddhism that has made the origins of Mahayana an intractable problem.
Buddhism, the Internet and Digital Media
Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism
By: James Stewart
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Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage vegetarianism and most Buddhists do not practice it.
Wilfrid Sellars and Buddhist Philosophy
Wilfrid Sellars and Buddhist Philosophy
By: Jay L. Garfield (Ed.)
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The aim of this book is to address the relevance of Wilfrid Sellars’ philosophy to understanding topics in Buddhist philosophy. While contemporary scholars of Buddhism often take Sellars as a touchstone for philosophical analysis, and while many take Sellars’ corpus as their entrée into current philosophical discourse, fewer contemporary philosophers have crossed the bridge in the other direction
Action Dharma: New Studies in Engaged Buddhism <br>  By: Queen, Christopher, Charles Prebish, and Damien Keown
Action Dharma: New Studies in Engaged Buddhism
By: Queen, Christopher, Charles Prebish, and Damien Keown
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New Studies in Engaged Buddhism
Action Dharma charts the emergence of a new chapter in an ancient faith - the rise of social service and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West.
Sixteen new essays, including a critical introduction and conclusion, treat the historical origins, global range, teachings and practices, and leaders and organizations that make up the latest turning of the Dharma. Environmentalism and peace walks through the minefields of South-East Asia, the future of the "untouchables" in Japan, and outreach to minorities and inmates of the criminal justice system in the West are some of the challenging topics
Altruism and Reality
Altruism and Reality: Studies in the Philosophy of the Bodhicaryavatara
By: Williams, Paul
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This volume brings together Paul Williams's previously published papers on the Indian and Tibetan interpretations of selected verses from the eighth and ninth chapters of the Bodhicaryavatara. In addition, there is a much longer version of the paper 'Identifying the Object of Negation', and nearly half the book consists of a wholly new essay, 'The Absence of Self and the Removal of Pain', subtitled 'How Santideva Destroyed the Bodhisattva Path'.
American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship <br>  By: Duncan Ryuken Williams; Christ
American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship
By: Duncan Ryuken Williams; Christ
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This is the first scholarly treatment of the emergence of American Buddhist Studies as a significant research field. The academic study of Buddhism in America--including the religions of Asian immigrants and of American-born converts--is barely twenty years old, dating from the works of Charles Prebish and Emma McCoy Layman in the 1970s. A great deal has since then, prompted by new waves of refugees from Southeast Asia and Tibet and by the rising popularity of Buddhist practices in the West.
Authority of Experience: Essays on Buddhism and Psychology <br>  By: Pickering
Authority of Experience: Essays on Buddhism and Psychology
By: Pickering
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Over the past few decades, Buddhism has deepened its presence in the West.  Therapists, scholars and scientists have now had extended contact with authentic teachings.  As a result, Buddhist teachings and practices are becoming integrated with those of Western psychology in  a more productive way.  At the same time, developments within and around science have open up the Western world view.
Awakening and Insight, Zen Buddhism and Psychotherapy <br>  By: Young-Eisendrath and Shoji Muramoto, ed.
Awakening and Insight, Zen Buddhism and Psychotherapy
By: Young-Eisendrath and Shoji Muramoto, ed.
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Buddhism first came to the West many centuries ago through the Greeks, who also influenced some of the culture and practices of Indian Buddhism. As Buddhism has spread beyond India it has always been affected by the indigenous traditions of its new homes. When Buddhism appeared in America and Europe in the 1950s and 1960s it encountered contemporary psychology and psychotherapy, rather than religious traditions. Since the 1990s many efforts have been made by Westerners to analyse and integrate the similarities and differences between Buddhism and its therapeutic ancestors, particularly Jungian psychology.
Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom
Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom
By: Amy Paris Langenberg
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Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of feminism. In fact, many ordained Buddhist women say they seek higher ordination so that they might be better Buddhist practitioners, not for the sake of gender equality.