By Scott A. Mitchell,Natalie E. F. Quli
Buddhism past Borders offers a clean attention of Buddhism within the American context. It contains either theoretical discussions and case experiences to spotlight the strain among reviews that find Buddhist groups in domestically particular components and those who spotlight the translocal nature of an more and more interconnected international. while prior examinations of Buddhism in North the United States have assumed a kind of essentialized and homogeneous “American” tradition, the essays during this quantity provide a corrective, situating American Buddhist teams in the framework of globalized cultural flows, whereas exploring the results of neighborhood forces. participants learn regionalism inside of American Buddhisms, Buddhist id and ethnicity as educational typologies, Buddhist modernities, the secularization and hybridization of Buddhism, Buddhist fiction, and Buddhist controversies related to the web, between different issues.
Scott A. Mitchell is Assistant Dean of pupil Affairs on the Institute of Buddhist stories and a center doctoral college member on the Graduate Theological Union.
Natalie E. F. Quli teaches on the Institute of Buddhist experiences and is assistant editor of Pacific global: magazine of the Institute of Buddhist Studies.
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Buddhism beyond Borders: New Perspectives on Buddhism in the United States (SUNY series in Buddhism and American Culture) by Scott A. Mitchell,Natalie E. F. Quli