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The new social face of Buddhism : a call to action / Ken Jones.

Jones, Ken, 1930- (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0861713656 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 276 pages ; 23cm
  • Publisher: Boston, MA : Wisdom Publications, 2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foundations : making a life -- Social understanding : tissues of the self -- Indian Buddhist social theory and engagement -- Institutionalized delusion -- Buddhism and modernity -- The inner work : the face of contemporary spirituality -- Beyond meditation -- Social awareness -- Buddhist morality -- Action : peacework and social justice -- A world in flames -- Socially engaged Buddhism -- Engaged Buddhism in Asia -- Engaged Buddhism worldwide -- The grounding of socially engaged Buddhism -- Root problems of Buddhist social activism -- Building a radical culture of awakening.
Subject: Buddhism > Social aspects.
Religious life > Buddhism.

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