Buddhism in the modern world : adaptations of an ancient tradition / edited by Steven Heine and Charles S. Prebish.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Description
x, 287 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Aniconism versus iconism in Thai buddhism / Donald K. Swearer
  • The modernization of Sinhalese Buddhism as reflected in the Dambulla cave temples / Nathan Katz
  • Varying the Vinaya : creative responses to modernity / Charles S. Prebish
  • Master Hongyi looks back : a modern man becomes a monk in twentieth-century China / Raoul Birnbaum
  • Transitions in the practice and defense of Chinese Pure Land Buddhism / Charles B. Jones
  • Won Buddhism : the historical context of Sot'aesan's reformation of Buddhism for the modern world / Bongkil Chung
  • Abbreviation or aberration : the role of the Shushōgi in modern Sōtō Zen Buddhism / Steven Heine
  • "By imperial edict and shogunal decree" : politics and the issue of the ordination platform in modern lay Nichiren Buddhism / Jacqueline I. Stone
  • The making of the western Lama / Daniel Cozort
  • "Liberate the Mahabodhi temple!" : socially engaged Buddhism, Dalit-style / Tara N. Doyle.
ISBN
  • 0195146972 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0195146980 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2002015649
OCLC
50730942
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