Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism
Socially Engaged Buddhism in the UK
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $122.00|
| Book Description: |
In recent years, there has been a growing academic acknowledgment around the world of a contemporary Buddhist phenomenon described as Engaged, or Socially Engaged Buddhism (SEB). It is a contested phenomenon variously associated with finding Buddhist solutions for social, political and ecological problems. The debate about its origins, practice and legitimacy has stirred academics and practitioners alike.
Firstly, does such an approach to Buddhist practice constitute a...