Dharma Beyond Modernity: American Buddhism

4.5 out of 5

This book provides an illuminating account of the changes and developments within contemporary American Buddhism. The author, Ann Gleig, explores how Buddhism has been modernized and challenges some of its limitations. She highlights the emergence of new innovative forms of Buddhism that blur the boundaries between religious and secular life. Additionally, the book examines the revalorization of traditional elements, such as ethics and community, that were previously discarded in the modernization process. The author also delves into various issues surrounding Buddhism, including racial diversity, social justice, the impact of technology, and generational differences. Overall, this book offers a comprehensive and insightful examination of the changing landscape of Buddhism in America.


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