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Buddhist Women on the Edge
Language: en
Pages: 321
Authors: Marianne Dresser
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: North Atlantic Books

A collection of writings by a range of contemporary women, from ordained teachers and practitioners to women who have experimented with Buddhism, explores the role of gender, race, class, and female sexuality in Buddhism in North America. Original. IP.
Standing at the Edge
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Joan Halifax
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-01 - Publisher: Flatiron Books

"Joan Halifax is a clearheaded and fearless traveler and in this book...she offers us a map of how to travel courageously and fruitfully, for our own benefit and the benefit of all beings." —From the foreword by Rebecca Solnit Standing at the Edge is an evocative examination of how we
Innovative Buddhist Women
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Karma Lekshe Tsomo
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Combines the voices of scholars and practitioners in analysing Buddhist women's history. 26 articles document the lives of women who have set in motion changes within Buddhist societies, with analyses of issues such as gender, ethnicity, authority, and class that affect the lives of women in traditional Buddhist cultures and,
Buddhism in the Modern World
Language: en
Pages: 338
Authors: David L. McMahan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Buddhism in the Modern World explores the challenges faced by Buddhism today, the distinctive forms that it has taken and the individuals and movements that have shaped it. Part One discusses the modern history of Buddhism in different geographical regions, from Southeast Asia to North America. Part Two examines key
Engaged Buddhism in the West
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Christopher S. Queen
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-12 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Engaged Buddhism is founded on the belief that genuine spiritual practice requires an active involvement in society. Engaged Buddhism in the West illuminates the evolution of this new chapter in the Buddhist tradition - including its history, leadership, and teachings - and addresses issues such as violence and peace, race