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  • Le Bouddhisme mondialisÚ. Une perspective sociologique sur la globalisation du religieux.
    Liogier, RaphaŰl (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, Thailand; Buddhist, Korea; Activism; Buddhist, China; Buddhist, France; Buddhist, Sri Lanka; Buddhist, India; Buddhist, Tibet; Buddhist, U.S.A.; Buddhist, Vietnam; Buddhist, Great Britain; Phenomenology; Zen; Soka Gakkai, France; Soka Gakkai; Buddhist, Japan; Globalization; Buddhist; Buddhist, Burma; Falun Gong; Buddhist, Tibetan, France
  • Grande azienda e religione.
    Ishii, Kenji (1993)
    Religioni e societÓ 8/17: 98-100.

    Notes the role of Zen in Japanese business.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Zen, Japan; Economic
  • Buddhism as a Religion of the Family: Contemporary Images in Soto Zen.
    Reader, Ian (1993)
    In Mark R. Mullins, Shimazon Susuma, and Paul L. Swanson (eds.) Religion and Society in Modern Japan. Berkeley, California: Asian Humanities Press, pp. 139-156.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Japan; Buddhist, Japan; Zen, Japan
  • American Zen's 'Japan Connection': A Critical Case Study of Zen Buddhism's Diffusion to the West.
    Finney, Henry C. (1991)
    Sociological Analysis 52:4: 379-396.

    Reflections on Zen in the U.S.A. as cultural diffusion rather than cult, occasioned by the confirmation of an American Zen teacher in Japan.

    Associated Search Terms: Zen, Japan; Diffusion; Zen, U.S.A.
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