Religion: Buddhism

  • Zen War Stories book cover

    Zen War Stories

    1st Edition

    By Brian Victoria

    Following the critically acclaimed Zen at War (1997), Brian Victoria explores the intimate relationship between Japanese institutional Buddhism and militarism during the Second World War.Victoria reveals for the first time, through examination of the wartime writings of the Japanese military itself…

    Paperback – 2002-12-19
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • In Defense of Dharma: Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka book cover

    In Defense of Dharma

    Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka, 1st Edition

    By Tessa J. Bartholomeusz

    This is the first book to examine war and violence in Sri Lanka through the lens of cross-cultural studies on just-war tradition and theory. In a study that is textual, historical and anthropological, it is argued that the ongoing Sinhala-Tamil conflict is in actual practice often justified by a…

    Paperback – 2002-08-22
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • The Resonance of Emptiness: A Buddhist Inspiration for Contemporary Psychotherapy book cover

    The Resonance of Emptiness

    A Buddhist Inspiration for Contemporary Psychotherapy, 1st Edition

    By Gay Watson

    This work presents an exploration of Buddhist philosophy and practice as a potential resource for an approach to psychotherapy which is responsive to the needs of its time and context, and attempts to open up a three-way dialogue between Buddhism, psychotherapy and contemporary discourse to reveal…

    Paperback – 2002-07-18
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Leben und historische Bedeutung des ersten Dalai Lama dGe’dun grub pa dpal bzang po (1391–1474): Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der d’Ge lugs pa-Schule und der Institution der Dalai Lamas book cover

    Leben und historische Bedeutung des ersten Dalai Lama dGe’dun grub pa dpal bzang po (1391–1474)

    Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der d’Ge lugs pa-Schule und der Institution der Dalai Lamas, 1st Edition

    By Shen Weirong

    Als erster Dalai Lama steht dGe 'dun grub am Anfang der bekanntesten Reinkarnationslinie innerhalb des tibetischen Buddhismus. Seit dem funften Dalai Lama Ngag dbang Blo bzang rgya mtsho (1617 1682) sind die Nachfolger des dGe 'dun grub das politische und geistige Oberhaupt Tibets und gehoren zu…

    Paperback – 2002-06-30
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    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Teaching Buddhism in the West: From the Wheel to the Web book cover

    Teaching Buddhism in the West

    From the Wheel to the Web, 1st Edition

    By Richard P. Hayes, Victor Sogen Hori, James Mark Shields

    At a time when the popularity of Buddhism is at a peak in the west, both inside and outside the university setting, scholars and students alike are searching for guidance: How should Buddhism, a religion which is ultimately 'foreign' to western experience, be taught? How should one teach central…

    Paperback – 2002-05-23
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Auspicious Omens and Miracles in Ancient China: Han, Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasties book cover

    Auspicious Omens and Miracles in Ancient China

    Han, Three Kingdoms and Six Dynasties, 1st Edition

    By Tiziana Lippiello

    The subject of Dr. Lippiello's study is one of bewildering complexity and variety. 'Good luck' and its manifestation through ominous signs and miraculous events occupy a central position in traditional Chinese thought, and the author has wisely refrained from covering the subject in all its…

    Paperback – 2001-06-30
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    Monumenta Serica Monograph Series

  • Innovative Buddhist Women: Swimming Against the Stream book cover

    Innovative Buddhist Women

    Swimming Against the Stream, 1st Edition

    By Karma Lekshe Tsomo

    Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in…

    Paperback – 2000-07-25
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Contemporary Buddhist Ethics book cover

    Contemporary Buddhist Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Damien Keown

    This innovative volume brings together the views of leading scholars on a range of controversial subjects including human rights, animal rights, ecology, abortion, euthanasia, and contemporary business practice.…

    Paperback – 2000-06-22
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Early Buddhism: A New Approach: The I of the Beholder book cover

    Early Buddhism: A New Approach

    The I of the Beholder, 1st Edition

    By Sue Hamilton-Blyth

    New interpretations of the central teachings of early Buddhism, mainly the relationship between identity and perception in early Buddhism.…

    Paperback – 2000-05-16
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Buddhist Theology: Critical Reflections by Contemporary Buddhist Scholars book cover

    Buddhist Theology

    Critical Reflections by Contemporary Buddhist Scholars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Jackson, John Makransky

    Scholars of Buddhism, themselves Buddhist, here seek to apply the critical tools of the academy to reassess the truth and transformative value of their tradition in its relevance to the contemporary world.…

    Paperback – 1999-11-05
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship book cover

    American Buddhism

    Methods and Findings in Recent Scholarship, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Queen, Duncan Ryuken Williams

    This is the first scholarly treatment of the emergence of American Buddhist Studies as a significant research field. Until now, few investigators have turned their attention to the interpretive challenge posed by the presence of all the traditional lineages of Asian Buddhism in a consciously…

    Paperback – 1999-08-05
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    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Popular Buddhism in Japan: Buddhist Religion & Culture book cover

    Popular Buddhism in Japan

    Buddhist Religion & Culture, 1st Edition

    By Esben Andreasen

    With a foreword by Prof. Alfred Bloom. This completely new study of Japanese Shin Buddhism offers a valuable combination of historical development, carefully selected readings with commentaries and illustrations. Widely welcomed both for its scope as course work reader and as a general introduction…

    Paperback – 1998-04-14
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