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by Michael Jerryson,Mark Juergensmeyer
Michael Jerryson, Mark Juergensmeyer. Buddhist Warfare is a collection of essays on Buddhist traditions around the world
Michael Jerryson, Mark Juergensmeyer. Buddhist Warfare is a collection of essays on Buddhist traditions around the world. The first chapter is actually translation of an essay by Paul Demieville (1957), who was one of the most importand Buddhist scholars of his time. There are not many books that discuss Buddhist monastic violence- which is really the focus of the essays, not lay Buddhists, which I suppose would make for a different book. Buddhist Warfare is quite balanced and offers some very important points about Buddhism.
Mark Juergensmeyer (born 1940 in Carlinville, Illinois) is an American scholar in sociology, global studies and religious studies and a writer best known for his studies of religious violence and global religion. He is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Global Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara. Juergensmeyer received a BA in Philosophy from the University of Illinois in 1962, an MDiv from Union Theological Seminary, New York in 1965, and a P.
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Buddhist Warfare deserves to be read by all Buddhist specialists and graduate students, particularly to those interested in violence in Buddhism. The book immensely contributes to Buddhist studies, the anthropological study of Buddhism, and political and Asian studies. -Journal of Religion & Culture. Japanese zen-soldiers and Thai military-monks that blurred the line between state troopers and religious practitioners. And the Korean war where Buddhist monks were at the forefront of the battle against "Imperial America", complete with its doctrine that demonised the US, a common practice in Buddhist warfare in de-humanising their enemies.
Michael Jerryson is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Youngstown State University. Mark Juergensmeyer is Professor of Sociology and Global Studies, and Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Библиографические данные. Michael Jerryson, Mark Juergensmeyer.
Michael K. Jerryson, Mark Juergensmeyer, eds. Buddhist Warfare
Michael K. Buddhist Warfare. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010. All in all, Jerryson, Juergensmeyer and their co-authors have produced an extremely valuable, edifying collection which seriously challenges the images of peacefulness that Western Buddhists have tended to project onto the religion of their choice.
Michael Jerryson and Mark Juergensmeyer Buddhist Warfare. Michael Jerryson and Mark Juergensmeyer.
Michael Jerryson and Mark Juergensmeyer. This book offers eight essays examining the dark side of a tradition often regarded as the religion of peace. The authors note the conflict between the Buddhist norms of non-violence and the prohibition of the killing of sentient beings and acts of state violence supported by the Buddhist community (sangha), acts of civil violence in which monks participate, and Buddhist intersectarian violence.
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