American Buddhism: Methods and Findings in Recent by Christopher Queen,Duncan Ryuken Williams

By Christopher Queen,Duncan Ryuken Williams

this can be the 1st scholarly remedy of the emergence of yankee Buddhist stories as an important study box. beforehand, few investigators have became their cognizance to the interpretive problem posed via the presence of all of the conventional lineages of Asian Buddhism in a consciously multicultural society. Nor have students thought of where in their personal contributions as writers, lecturers, and practicing Buddhists during this unfolding saga. In 13 chapters and a serious creation to the sphere, the e-book treats concerns akin to Asian American Buddhist id, the hot Buddhism, Buddhism and American tradition, and the scholar's position in American Buddhist reports. the quantity bargains entire lists of dissertations and theses on American Buddhism and North American dissertations and theses on themes with regards to Buddhism due to the fact 1892.

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