Religion: Buddhism

  • Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing book cover

    Chinese Buddhist Canons in the Age of Printing

    Edited by Darui Long, Jinhua Chen

    The study of the Chinese Buddhist Canon – the basic literature of Buddhism – does not have an eminent place in study either in China or in the Western World. For the contributors to this volume, their chapters are the result of decades of dedication to academic research, and they reveal many facets…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Global Religious Movements in Regional Context: Volume 4 book cover

    Global Religious Movements in Regional Context

    Volume 4

    Edited by John Wolffe

    This title was first published in 2002: Global Religious Movements in Regional Context offers a wide-ranging exploration of the adaptation and diversity of religious traditions in various geographical, cultural and ethnic contexts within the contemporary world. The book analyses the complexities of…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society, and Ethics: A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond book cover

    The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society, and Ethics

    A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond

    By Chai-sik Chung

    By making Korea a central part of comparative history of East Asian religion and society, this book traces the evolution of Korean religion from the oldest representation to that of the current day by utilizing wide-ranging interdisciplinary and comparative resources. This book presents a holistic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action: Two Arrows Meeting book cover

    Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action

    Two Arrows Meeting

    By Seiso Paul Cooper

    Drawing from original source material, contemporary scholarship, and Wilfred Bion’s psychoanalytic writings, Zen Insight, Psychoanalytic Action: Two Arrows Meeting introduces the Zen notion of "gūjin," or total exertion, and elaborates a realizational perspective that integrates Zen Buddhism and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Buddhist Socialisms in Asia: An Historical Perspective book cover

    Buddhist Socialisms in Asia

    An Historical Perspective

    Edited by Patrice Ladwig

    The interaction between socialism and Buddhism has usually been perceived as being marked by antagonism, violence and oppression, however, it has often been overlooked that in certain historical periods’ models of ‘Buddhist Socialism’, ‘Dhammic Socialism’ or ‘Buddhist Marxism’ were widespread in…

    Hardback – 2018-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Politics

  • The Healthy Mind: Mindfulness, True Self, and the Stream of Consciousness book cover

    The Healthy Mind

    Mindfulness, True Self, and the Stream of Consciousness

    By Henry Vyner

    In The Healthy Mind, Dr. Henry M. Vyner presents the findings of twenty-seven years of research spent interviewing Tibetan lamas about their experiences of the mind. The interviews have generated a science of stream of consciousness that demonstrates that the healthy human mind is the egoless mind,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will: A Theory of Mental Freedom book cover

    Buddhism, Meditation, and Free Will

    A Theory of Mental Freedom

    By Rick Repetti

    Traditionally, Buddhist philosophy has seemingly rejected the autonomous self. In Western philosophy, free will and the philosophy of action are established areas of research. This book presents a comprehensive analytical review of extant scholarship on perspectives on free will. It studies and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Significance of Indeterminacy: Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy book cover

    The Significance of Indeterminacy

    Perspectives from Asian and Continental Philosophy

    Edited by Robert H. Scott, Gregory S. Moss

    While indeterminacy is a recurrent theme in philosophy, less progress has been made in clarifying its significance for various philosophical and interdisciplinary contexts. This collection brings together early-career and well-known philosophers—including Graham Priest, Trish Glazebrook, Steven…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Genealogies of Mahāyāna Buddhism: Emptiness, Power and the question of Origin book cover

    Genealogies of Mahāyāna Buddhism

    Emptiness, Power and the question of Origin

    By Joseph G Walser

    Genealogies of Mahāyāna Buddhism offers a solution to a problem that some have called the holy grail of Buddhist studies: the problem of the “origins” of Mahāyāna Buddhism. In a work that contributes both to a general theory of religion and power for religious studies as well as to the problem of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Asian Religions, Technology and Science book cover

    Asian Religions, Technology and Science

    Edited by István Keul

    Over the past five decades, the field of religion-and-science scholarship has experienced a considerable expansion. This volume explores the historical and contemporary perspectives of the relationship between religion, technology and science with a focus on South and East Asia. These three areas…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology

    Edited by Willis J. Jenkins, Mary Evelyn Tucker, John Grim

    The moral values and interpretive systems of religions are crucially involved in how people imagine the challenges of sustainability and how societies mobilize to enhance ecosystem resilience and human well-being. The Routledge Handbook of Religion and Ecology provides the most comprehensive and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

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