If you meet the Buddha on the road: Buddhism, politics, and violence

Drawing on Buddhist treatments of violence, this work explores Buddhist invocation, support, or justification of war, conflict, state violence, and gender discrimination. In addition, it examines the ways in which Buddhists address violence as military chaplains, cope with violence in a conflict zon...

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Main Author: Jerryson, Michael K.
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Further subjects:B Violence Religious aspects Buddhism
B Violence ; Religious aspects ; Buddhism
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780190683566
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Summary:Drawing on Buddhist treatments of violence, this work explores Buddhist invocation, support, or justification of war, conflict, state violence, and gender discrimination. In addition, it examines the ways in which Buddhists address violence as military chaplains, cope with violence in a conflict zone, and serve as witnesses of blasphemy to Buddhism
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexPreviously issued in print: 2018Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:0190683597
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190683566.001.0001