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Title Westward dharma : Buddhism beyond Asia / edited by Charles S. Prebish, Martin Baumann.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002.

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Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Subject Buddhism -- Missions -- History.
Buddhism -- History -- 20th century.
Globalization -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Alt Name Prebish, Charles S.,
Baumann, Martin, 1960-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 425 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-399) and index.
Contents Introduction : Paying Homage to the Buddha in the West / Martin Baumann and Charles S. Prebish -- Part I. Profiling Global Buddhism : a Description of the Landscape -- 1. Who Is a Buddhist? : Night-Stand Buddhists and Other Creatures / Thomas A. Tweed -- 2. The Spectrum of Buddhist Practice in the West / B. Alan Wallace -- 3. Protective Amulets and Awareness Techniques, or How to Make Sense of Buddhism in the West / Martin Baumann -- 4. Studying the Spread and Histories of Buddhism in the West : The Emergence of Western Buddhism as a New Subdiscipline within Buddhist Studies / Charles S. Prebish -- Part II. Diffusion : the Histories of Buddhism in Western Countries -- 5. Buddhism in Europe: Past, Present, Prospects / Martin Baumann -- 6. American Buddhism in the Making / Richard Hughes Seager -- 7. Buddhism in Canada / Bruce Matthews -- 8. The Development of Buddhism in Australia and New Zealand / Michelle Spuler -- 9. Buddhism in South Africa / Michel Clasquin -- 10. Buddhism in Brazil and Its Impact on the Larger Brazilian Society / Frank Usarski -- 11. Buddha in the Promised Land : Outlines of the Buddhist Settlement in Israel /Lionel Obadia -- Part III. Change : Adaptations and Innovations -- 12. Camp Dharma : Japanese-American Buddhist Identity and the Internment Experience of World War II / Duncan Ryuken Williams -- 13. The Translating Temple : Diasporic Buddhism in Florida / Douglas M. Padgett -- 14. Repackaging Zen for the West / David L. McMahan -- 15. Scandals in Emerging Western Buddhism / Sandra Bell -- Part IV. Lifestyle : Being a Buddhist in Western Societies -- 16. The Challenge of Community / Ajahn Tiradhammo -- 17. Buddhist Nuns : Changes and Challenges / Karma Lekshe Tsomo -- 18. Neither Monk nor Nun : Western Buddhists as Full-Time Practitioners / Sylvia Wetzel -- 19. Virtues without Rules : Ethics in the Insight Meditation Movement / Gil Fronsdal -- Part V. Buddhism Facing New Challenges -- 20. The Roar of the Lioness : Women's Dharma in the West / Judith Simmer-Brown -- 21. Engaged Buddhism : Agnosticism, Interdependence, Globalization / Christopher S. Queen -- 22. The Encounter of Buddhism and Psychology / Franz Aubrey Metcalf -- 23. A "Commodius Vicus" Recirculation : Buddhism, Art, and Modernity / Ian Harris.
Note Print version record.
Summary The first authoritative volume on the totality of Buddhism in the West, Westward Dharma establishes a comparative and theoretical perspective for considering the amazing variety of Buddhist traditions, schools, centers, and teachers that have developed outside of Asia.
ISBN 9780520936584 (electronic bk.)
0520936582 (electronic bk.)
1417522887 (electronic bk.)
9781417522880 (electronic bk.)
9780520226258 (alk. paper)
0520226259 (alk. paper)
9780520234901 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520234901 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0520226259 (alk. paper)
0520234901 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 55848218
Additional Format Print version: Westward dharma. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2002 0520226259 0520234901 (DLC) 2002000717 (OCoLC)48871649

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