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  • Author:
    David L. McMahan
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    0415780144
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    978-0415780148
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    Routledge; 1 edition (January 11, 2012)
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    352 pages
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions.

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it.

This book is very much to be welcomed for those who, in a reflective and critical way, want to go beyond a basic understanding of Buddhist doctrines and Buddhism in. Michael K. Jerryson, Eckerd College, USA in Religion.

This book is very much to be welcomed for those who, in a reflective and critical way, want to go beyond a basic understanding of Buddhist doctrines and Buddhism in history to see the ways in which Buddhist doctrine and practice are responding to, adapting to, and adopting the modern world even as they are adopted and adapted by those within i. – Paul Williams, Emeritus Professor of Indian and Tibetan Philosophy, University of Bristol, U. David L. McMahan is Professor of Religious Studies at Franklin & Marshall College, USA.

Автор: Mcmahan, David L. Название: Buddhism in the modern world Издательство: Taylor&Francis . Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China.

Modern Chinese history told from a Buddhist perspective restores the vibrant, creative role of religion in postimperial China.

The second chapter, ‘Buddhism in Modern Sri Lanka’ by Stephen C. . Berkwitz, provides a brief context for Sri Lankan Buddhism’s inchoation in the 3rd century . E, followed by a critical look at Buddhism under British colonialism and contemporary Sri Lankan Bud- dhist encounters with politics and gender relations. Subsequent chapters in this section address changes from the mid-1800s to the present.

Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America. Part Two examines key themes including globalization, gender issues, and the ways in which Buddhism has confronted modernity, science, popular culture and national politics. Each chapter is written by a distinguished scholar in the field and includes photographs, summaries, discussion.

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Buddhism modernism is not just Buddhism that happens to exist in the modern world but a distinct form of Buddhism constituted by cross-fertilization with western ideas and practices. It also draws upon Romantic and Transcendentalist conceptions of cosmology, creativity, spontaneity, and the interior depths of the human being.

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Your Holiness, how important is religion in the modern world? . HH: Although all world religions carry the message of love and compassion, it would not be correct to say that all of them have the same objective or beliefs; there are substantial differences.

Your Holiness, how important is religion in the modern world? Do we really need it? HH: Religious influence is mainly at the individual level. Irrespective of one’s faith or philosophy, transformation takes place within. For example, some religions believe in a Creator, and others do not-that represents a fundamental difference. There exist fundamental differences between the philosophical approaches of the world’s religions. Why did all these diverse philosophies develop?

Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America. Part Two examines key themes including globalization, gender issues, and the ways in which Buddhism has confronted modernity, science, popular culture and national politics. Each chapter is written by a distinguished scholar in the field and includes photographs, summaries, discussion points and suggestions for further reading. The book provides a lively and up-to-date overview thatis indispensable for both students and scholars of Buddhism.