Theory for the New CenturyeBook - 2001
Over the past half century, Buddhism has grown from a transplanted philosophy to a full-fledged religious movement in America, rich in its own practices, leaders, adherents, and institutions. Long favored as an essential guide to this history, Buddhism in America covers the three major groups shaping the tradition-an emerging Asian immigrant population, native-born converts, and old-line Asian American Buddhists-and their distinct yet spiritually connected efforts to remake Buddhism in a Western context. This edition updates existing text and adds three new essays on contemporar.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2001
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxvi, 468 pages) : illustrations