1-20 of 288 Search Results for

buddhism

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 91–93.
Published: 29 July 2020
...Scott Lowe Sex and Violence in Tibetan Buddhism: The Rise and Fall of Sogyal Rinpoche . By Mary Finnigan and Rob Hogendoorn . Jorvik Press , 2019 . 204 pages. $19.95 paper. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 the controversial agreement signed between...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 122–124.
Published: 15 April 2020
...Manuel Lopez © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity . By Ann Gleig . Yale University Press , 2019 . 376 pages. $35.00 cloth; ebook available. e.g., Erich Fromm; 5) adopted openly and actively utilized Buddhism, e.g...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 110–111.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Claire Miller Skriletz © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 The Hybridity of Buddhism: Contemporary Encounters between Tibetan and Chinese Traditions in Taiwan and the Mainland . Edited by Fabienne Jagou . Études Thématiques 29. Écoles française d’Extrême-Orient...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 124–125.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Scott Lowe © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Buddhism in America: Global Religion, Local Contexts . By Scott A. Mitchell . Bloomsbury Academic , 2017 . 320 pages. $114.00 cloth; $29.95 paper; ebook available. However, Wenger also documents how some...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 127–129.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Manuel Lopez © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Architects of Buddhist Leisure: Socially Disengaged Buddhism in Asia’s Museums, Monuments, and Amusement Parks . By Justin Thomas McDaniel . University of Hawai’i Press , 2017 . 240 pages. $68.00 cloth; $28.00...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2018) 22 (1): 147.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Natasha L. Mikles © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Cambodian Buddhism in the United States . By Carol A. Mortland . State University of New York Press , 2017 . 366 pages. $95.00 cloth; $29.95 paper; ebook available. El Hadidi writes that in Cairo...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 144–147.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Chris Elcock © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality in America . By Douglas Osto . Columbia University Press , 2016 . 328 pages. $34.99 cloth; ebook available. Sacred Bliss: A Spiritual History of...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 133–134.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Manuel Lopez © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 The Buddha Party: How the People’s Republic of China Works to Define and Control Tibetan Buddhism . By John Powers . Oxford University Press , 2017 . 370 pages. $34.95 cloth; ebook available. differences in...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 84–107.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Lin Yu-Sheng Yiguan Dao’s similarity to Buddhism is often considered the reason for its expansion in Thailand and its attraction of not only ethnic Chinese members, but also Thai members. However, the teachings, practices, and networks of female Yiguan Dao members in Thailand are exemplary of...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2016) 19 (3): 54–77.
Published: 01 February 2016
...Chengpang Lee; Ling Han In this article we identify two models of women’s social engagement in contemporary Taiwanese Buddhism: mother and moral activist. The model of mother is represented by the famous Tzu Chi founder Shih Cheng Yen (b. 1937)—a Buddhist nun who is viewed by her followers as the...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2015) 19 (1): 109–111.
Published: 01 August 2015
...Natasha L. Mikles © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan . By John K. Nelson . University of Hawaii Press , 2013 . 318 pages. $60.00 cloth; $32.00 paper. These chapters offer a fascinating...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2014) 18 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Claire Miller Skriletz © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 Race and Religion in American Buddhism: White Supremacy and Immigrant Adaptation . By Joseph Cheah . Oxford University Press , 2011 . 192 pages. $70.00 paper. parallels) that of the famous vanishing...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2014) 18 (1): 104–105.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Eileen Barker © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 Taiwan’s Tzu Chi as Engaged Buddhism: Origins, Organization, Appeal and Social Impact . By Yu-Shuang Yao . Global Oriental , 2012 . 244+xvii pages. $90 ; €65 cloth. Although Tishken primarily focuses on the...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 8–35.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Jeff Wilson Over the course of the twentieth century, Buddhism came to be associated widely with peace, tolerance, and calm detachment in the Western popular imagination. This association was created in opposition to depictions of Christianity as violent, intolerant, and irrational. Buddhism, as...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2006) 10 (1): 133–135.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Christopher Queen; Charles Prebish; Damien Keown ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California Action Dharma: New Studies in Engaged Buddhism. Edited by Christopher Queen, Charles Prebish, and Damien Keown. RoutledgeCurzon, 2003. xix +365 pages. $35.47 paper. While reading Action...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2005) 9 (2): 137–138.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Buddhism Is Not What You Think: Finding Freedom Beyond Beliefs. By Steve Hagen. HarperSanFrancisco, 2003. 272 pages. $22.95 cloth; $14.95 paper. In Steve Hagen s, Buddhism Is Not What You Think, the author seeks to correct a variety of...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2005) 9 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Teaching Buddhism in the West: From the Wheel to the Web. Edited by Victor Sôgen Hori, Richard P. Hayes, and J. Mark Shields. Routledge Curzon, 2002. xxvii + 234 pages. $29.95 paper. Although Buddhist traditions have been known, in one...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2005) 9 (2): 131–132.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Toward a Contemporary Understanding of Pure Land Buddhism: Creating a Shin Buddhist Theology in a Religiously Plural World. Edited by Dennis Hirota. State University of New York Press, 2000. 257 pages. $22.95 paper. Toward a Contemporary...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2005) 9 (2): 126–128.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Keeping the Faith: Thai Buddhism at the Crossroads. By Sanitsuda Ekachai. Post Books, 2001. 326 pages. 350 Thai bath, paper. There is something to be said for shopping in bookstores rather than on the Internet only. Had I not visited a...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio (2011) 15 (1): 44–68.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Yonatan N. Gez Studies on the practice of Buddhism in the West clearly show that, ever since the 1960s, Buddhism has won a significant following from individuals of Jewish background. This article explores the links between Jewish adoption of Buddhism (as a form of spiritual practice, philosophy...