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Feminist consequences theory for the new century

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.

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  • "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."@en
  • "Offers a portrait of the communities, institutions, practices, and individuals that are integral to the contemporary Buddhist landscape. Covers Buddhist beliefs and history. Presents profiles of Buddhist traditions that have been brought to the United States from around the world. Assesses American Buddhism as a whole and looks into its future."@en
  • ""This well-informed book provides a comprehensive survey of a variety of Buddhist traditions in the contemporary U.S. . . . [its] strength, apart from being a mine of information, is Seager's insistence on taking a historically informed and comparative perspective." - Religious Studies Review."

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  • "Buddhism in America"