By Phil Henry
Firstly, does such an method of Buddhist perform represent a departure with the earlier, during which case a brand new expression of an historic perform is being skilled throughout us? Or is that this quite a continuity of perform, tailored to notify present figuring out on condition that a few could describe Buddhism as continuously having been engaged? Adaptation and advancements in Western Buddhism examines the united kingdom Socially Engaged Buddhist event captured via a sequence of 5 case experiences of Buddhist teams and a survey undertaken over years within the box.
The quantity is a ground-breaking and benchmark research of Socially Engaged Buddhism within the united kingdom, drawing for the 1st time on facts from practitioner's reviews with which to characterise the formerly dichotomous educational debate. finally, the quantity locates Socially Engaged Buddhism within the united kingdom and locations it in the broader and international context of an rising "Western Buddhism”, characterising the phenomenon and its relationships to the broader Buddhist world.
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