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  • Le Bouddhisme mondialisť. Une perspective sociologique sur la globalisation du religieux.
    Liogier, RaphaŽl (2004)
    Paris: Ellipses

    Analyzes the westernization of the Buddhist traditions, globally, with special focus on Asian nations & France, some information on North America and the U.K.. The westernized traditions legitimate political engagement at the infra- & supra-state levels. Uses a typology of Buddhism: pietist-culturalist, nationalist-moralist, elitist-culturalist, intimist-individualist, & solardist-universalist.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, France; Buddhist, Great Britain; Buddhist; Buddhist, China; Activism; Buddhist, Tibet; Zen; Soka Gakkai, France; Soka Gakkai; Phenomenology; Globalization; Falun Gong; Buddhist, Vietnam; Buddhist, Burma; Buddhist, Tibetan, France; Buddhist, India; Buddhist, Thailand; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, Korea; Buddhist, Japan; Buddhist, U.S.A.
  • The British Movement and its Members.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (2000)
    In David Machacek and Bryan Wilson (eds.) Global Citizens: The Soka Gakkai Buddhist Movement in the World. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 349-374.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Soka Gakkai, Great Britain
  • A Time to Chant: The Soka Gakkai Buddhists in Britain.
    Wilson, Bryan R., and Karel Dobbelaere (1994)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Relates Soka Gakkai's appeal to a modern emphasis on personal autonomy & the private nature of belief.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Soka Gakkai, Great Britain; Privatization; Individualism
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