Download e-book for kindle: Action Dharma: New Studies in Engaged Buddhism (Routledge by Christopher Queen,Damien Keown,Charles S. Prebish

By Christopher Queen,Damien Keown,Charles S. Prebish

Action Dharma charts the emergence of a brand new bankruptcy in an historic religion - the increase of social provider and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays deal with the historic origins, international variety, teachings and practices, and leaders and businesses that make up the most recent turning of the Dharma. Environmentalism and peace walks in the course of the minefields of Southeast Asia, the way forward for the 'untouchables' of Japan, and outreach to minorities and inmates of the legal justice process within the West are many of the difficult themes considered.

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