By Christopher Queen,Damien Keown,Charles S. Prebish

ISBN-10: 0700715932

ISBN-13: 9780700715930

ISBN-10: 0700715940

ISBN-13: 9780700715947

Action Dharma charts the emergence of a brand new bankruptcy in an old religion - the increase of social carrier and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays deal with the ancient origins, international diversity, teachings and practices, and leaders and organisations that make up the newest 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 felony justice procedure within the West are a number of the demanding themes considered.

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