The Resource Secular Buddhism : imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world, Stephen Batchelor

Secular Buddhism : imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world, Stephen Batchelor

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Secular Buddhism : imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world
Title
Secular Buddhism
Title remainder
imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world
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Stephen Batchelor
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Language
eng
Summary
As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation. However, many of these people have little interest in the religious aspects of Buddhism, and the practice occurs within secular contexts such as hospitals, schools, and the workplace. Is it possible to recover from the Buddhist teachings a vision of human flourishing that is secular rather than religious without compromising the integrity of the tradition? Is there an ethical framework that can underpin and contextualize these practices in a rapidly changing world? In this collected volume of Stephen Batchelor's writings on these themes, he explores the complex implications of Buddhism's secularization. Ranging widely-from reincarnation, religious belief, and agnosticism to the role of the arts in Buddhist practice-he offers a detailed picture of contemporary Buddhism and its attempt to find a voice in the modern world
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Batchelor, Stephen
Dewey number
294.34
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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  • Buddhism
  • Dharma (Buddhism)
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Secular Buddhism : imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world, Stephen Batchelor
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-271) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
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rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 285 pages
Isbn
9780300234251
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(pbk.)
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Secular Buddhism : imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world, Stephen Batchelor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-271) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 285 pages
Isbn
9780300234251
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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