By David L. McMahan
Buddhism within the smooth World explores the demanding situations confronted by way of Buddhism at the present time, the particular kinds that it has taken and the members and pursuits that experience formed it. half One discusses the trendy background of Buddhism in several nation-states, from Southeast Asia to North the United States. half examines key topics together with globalization, gender concerns, and the ways that Buddhism has faced modernity, technology, pop culture and nationwide politics. each one bankruptcy is written by means of a distinctive pupil within the box and contains photos, summaries, dialogue issues and recommendations for extra examining. The booklet presents a full of life and up to date evaluate that is critical for either scholars and students of Buddhism.
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