Buddhist Warfare

Author: Michael Jerryson
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195394836
Size: 19.27 MB
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This book offers eight essays examining the dark side of a tradition often regarded as the religion of peace. The authors note the conflict between the Buddhist norms of non-violence and the prohibition of the killing of sentient beings and acts of state violence supported by the Buddhist community (sangha), acts of civil violence in which monks participate, and Buddhist intersectarian violence.

Poverty And The Poor In The World S Religious Traditions Religious Responses To The Problem Of Poverty

Author: William H. Brackney
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440844461
Size: 19.13 MB
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This detailed book is a resource for students, practitioners, and leaders interested in how the major world religions have understood poverty and responded to the poor. • Addresses a topic of great importance: the intersection of religion, a universal cultural phenomenon; and the poor, a population whose demographics are on the rise globally • Fills the need for an accurate, authoritative resource on the way poverty and the poor are understood in the world's religions • Coedited by a published specialist in world religions and a recognized specialist, academic, and practitioner in international responses to poverty and emergency response in a variety of cultures

This Worldly Nibbana

Author: Hsiao-Lan Hu
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438439342
Size: 22.16 MB
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A Buddhist feminist social ethics for contemporary times.

Chinese Philosophy

Author: Ronnie L Littlejohn
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1784532614
Size: 57.25 MB
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