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  • Buddhist Writings on Meditation and Daily Practice: The Serene Reflection Tradition. Including the complete Scripture of Brahma's Net book cover

    Buddhist Writings on Meditation and Daily Practice

    The Serene Reflection Tradition. Including the complete Scripture of Brahma's Net

    This book, first published in 1994, is a compendium of new translations of certain works regarded as fundamental texts in the Serene Reflection Buddhist Tradition (Sōtō Zen). All the texts were in Chinese, either as original works or as translations from Sanskrit. Several of them are central to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Zen and Confucius in the Art of Swordsmanship: The 'Tengu-geijutsu-ron' of Chozan Shissai book cover

    Zen and Confucius in the Art of Swordsmanship

    The 'Tengu-geijutsu-ron' of Chozan Shissai

    By Reinhard Kammer

    The sword has played an important role in the Japanese consciousness since ancient times. The earliest swords, made of bronze or stone, were clearly, by their design and form, used for ritualistic purposes rather than as weapons. Later, swords were associated only with the warrior class, and lack…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • The Wild, White Goose: The Diary of a Female Zen Priest book cover

    The Wild, White Goose

    The Diary of a Female Zen Priest

    By Jiyu Kennett

    This book, first published as two volumes in 1977 and 1978, was published purely for the purpose of showing how Buddhist training was done by the Reverend Jiyu-Kennett in the Far East. The material for the book was taken from diaries covering eight years spent by the author in Far Eastern temples,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • The Matter of Zen: A Brief Account of Zazen book cover

    The Matter of Zen

    A Brief Account of Zazen

    By Paul Wienpahl

    This book, first published in 1964, concerns the practice of Zen Buddhism. The practice is a particular form of meditation. In Japan, the only country in which it is any longer seriously pursued, the practice is called zazen. The author directs attention to zazen because it is being overlooked in…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Zen in the Art of Helping book cover

    Zen in the Art of Helping

    By David Brandon

    A succinct, uncompromising study of what it means to help other people, this book, first published in 1978, examines the helping process in the light of the principles of Zen Buddhism. Emphasizing the Zen precepts of true compassion, newness and Taoistic change, it explains how a helper can break…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Zen is Eternal Life book cover

    Zen is Eternal Life

    By Jiyu Kennett

    This book, first published as Selling Water by the River in 1972, is a practical and inspirational manual for all who wish to practice Zen. Rōshi P.T.N.H. Jiyu-Kennett, the founder and former abbess of Shasta Abbey, expertly combines an introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhism with original…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • The Religious Foundations of Internationalism: A Study in International Relations Through the Ages book cover

    The Religious Foundations of Internationalism

    A Study in International Relations Through the Ages

    By Norman Bentwich

    This book discusses the relation of different religious systems to the development of world unity, peace and international law. It examines Pagan worship, Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Indian and Far Eastern religions and shows how far their universalism has made for peace or war. It traces…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Library Editions: International Relations

  • Religion and Biology book cover

    Religion and Biology

    By Ernest E. Unwin

    First published in 1922, this book represents an attempt to outline the biological approach to the questions of religious thought. The author posits the book as a contribution to religious thought in relation to the purpose of God in Nature, providing readers with an overview of the advances and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Mystical Experience of God: A Philosophical Inquiry book cover

    Mystical Experience of God

    A Philosophical Inquiry

    By Jerome Gellman

    This title was first published in 2001: Engaging contemporary discussion concerning the validity of mystical experiences of God, Jerome Gellman presents the best evidential case in favor of validity and its implications for belief in God. Gellman vigorously defends the coherence of the concept of a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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  • A Moral Ontology for a Theistic Ethic: Gathering the Nations in Love and Justice book cover

    A Moral Ontology for a Theistic Ethic

    Gathering the Nations in Love and Justice

    By Frank G. Kirkpatrick

    This title was first published in 2003. This book develops a moral ontology for a theistic ethic that engages the work of contemporary moral and political philosophers, and reaffirms the relevance of a theistic tradition of God's relation to the world reflected in the fundamental teachings of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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  • Rationality and Religious Theism book cover

    Rationality and Religious Theism

    By Joshua L. Golding

    Title first published in 2003. Throughout the ages one of the central topics in philosophy of religion has been the rationality of theistic belief. This book proposes that parties on both sides of this debate might shift their attention in a different direction, by focusing on the question of…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • John Macquarrie’s Natural Theology: The Grace of Being book cover

    John Macquarrie’s Natural Theology

    The Grace of Being

    By Georgina Morley

    Title first published in 2003. John Macquarrie has been a major contributor in the theological world for more than forty years, but as yet very little secondary material on his work has appeared. This book offers an insightful introduction to Macquarrie's theology, arguing that at its heart is a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
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