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The Resource American Buddhism : methods and findings in recent scholarship, edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen

American Buddhism : methods and findings in recent scholarship, edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen

Label
American Buddhism : methods and findings in recent scholarship
Title
American Buddhism
Title remainder
methods and findings in recent scholarship
Statement of responsibility
edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 multicultural society. Nor have scholars considered the place of their own contributions as writers, teachers, and practising Buddhists in this unfolding saga. In thirteen chapters and a critical introduction to the field, the book treats issues such as Asian American Buddhist identity, the new Buddhism, B
Member of
Dewey number
294.30973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Duncan Ryūken
  • Queen, Christopher S.
Series statement
Curzon critical studies in Buddhism
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  • Buddhism
  • Buddhism
  • Asian Americans
  • Buddhists
  • Buddhist converts
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist renewal
Label
American Buddhism : methods and findings in recent scholarship, edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"The present volume has its origins in a conference ... held at the Harvard Divinity School in May 1997"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Christopher S. Queen -- Issues of ethnicity in the Buddhist churches of America / Kenneth K. Tanaka -- Japanese American Zen temples : cultural identity and economics / Senryō Asai and Duncan Ryūken Williams -- Placing palms together : religious and cultural dimensions of the Hsi Lai Temple political donations controversy / Stuart Chandler -- Ritual and the performance of Buddhist identity among Lao Buddhists in North America / Penny Van Esterik -- Night-stand Buddhists and other creatures : sympathizers, adherents, and the study of religion / Thomas A. Tweed -- The new Buddhism : some empirical findings / James William Coleman -- Supply and demand : the appeal of American Buddhism -- Phillip Hammond and David Machacek -- Local inter-Buddhist associations in North America / Paul David Numrich -- The Pacific Buddha's wild practice : Gary Snyder's environmental ethic / Charles R. Strain -- The internet as window onto American Buddhism / Richard P. Hayes -- The academic study of Buddhism in America : a silent sangha / Charles S. Prebish -- Buddhist studies at Naropa : sectarian or academic? / Robert E. Goss -- Buddhist worlds in the U.S.A. : a suvey of the territory / Richard Hughes Seager -- Dissertations and theses on American Buddhism / compiled by Duncan Ryūken Williams -- North American dissertations and theses on topics related to Buddhism / compiled by Duncan Ryūken Williams
Control code
ocn861692205
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136830334
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861692205
Label
American Buddhism : methods and findings in recent scholarship, edited by Duncan Ryūken Williams and Christopher S. Queen
Publication
Note
"The present volume has its origins in a conference ... held at the Harvard Divinity School in May 1997"--Preface
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction / Christopher S. Queen -- Issues of ethnicity in the Buddhist churches of America / Kenneth K. Tanaka -- Japanese American Zen temples : cultural identity and economics / Senryō Asai and Duncan Ryūken Williams -- Placing palms together : religious and cultural dimensions of the Hsi Lai Temple political donations controversy / Stuart Chandler -- Ritual and the performance of Buddhist identity among Lao Buddhists in North America / Penny Van Esterik -- Night-stand Buddhists and other creatures : sympathizers, adherents, and the study of religion / Thomas A. Tweed -- The new Buddhism : some empirical findings / James William Coleman -- Supply and demand : the appeal of American Buddhism -- Phillip Hammond and David Machacek -- Local inter-Buddhist associations in North America / Paul David Numrich -- The Pacific Buddha's wild practice : Gary Snyder's environmental ethic / Charles R. Strain -- The internet as window onto American Buddhism / Richard P. Hayes -- The academic study of Buddhism in America : a silent sangha / Charles S. Prebish -- Buddhist studies at Naropa : sectarian or academic? / Robert E. Goss -- Buddhist worlds in the U.S.A. : a suvey of the territory / Richard Hughes Seager -- Dissertations and theses on American Buddhism / compiled by Duncan Ryūken Williams -- North American dissertations and theses on topics related to Buddhism / compiled by Duncan Ryūken Williams
Control code
ocn861692205
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvii, 329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136830334
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)861692205

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