Buddhism and Whiteness

In this unprecedented book, contributors use Buddhist philosophical and contemplative traditions, both ancient and modern, and deploy critical philosophy of race, and critical whiteness studies, to address the proverbial elephant in the ...

Buddhism and Whiteness

In this unprecedented book, contributors use Buddhist philosophical and contemplative traditions, both ancient and modern, and deploy critical philosophy of race, and critical whiteness studies, to address the proverbial elephant in the room – whiteness.

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Buddhism and Whiteness
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: George Yancy, Emily McRae
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-13 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

In this unprecedented book, contributors use Buddhist philosophical and contemplative traditions, both ancient and modern, and deploy critical philosophy of race, and critical whiteness studies, to address the proverbial elephant in the room – whiteness.
Black Buddhists and the Black Radical Tradition
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Rima Vesely-Flad
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-04-05 - Publisher: NYU Press

Explores how Black Buddhist Teachers and Practitioners interpret Western Buddhism in unique spiritual and communal ways In Black Buddhists and the Black Radical Tradition, Rima Vesely-Flad examines the distinctive features of Black-identifying Buddhist practitioners, arguing that Black Buddhists interpret Buddhist teachings in ways that are congruent with Black radical thought.
Race and Religion in American Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Joseph Cheah
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

While academic and popular studies of Buddhism have often neglected race as a factor of analysis, the issues concerning race and racialization have remained not far below the surface of the wider discussion among ethnic Buddhists, converts, and sympathizers regarding representations of American Buddhism and adaptations of Buddhist practices to
An Introduction to Engaged Buddhism
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Paul Fuller
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This textbook introduces and explores the ideas, practices and philosophy of engaged Buddhism. The movement holds that suffering is not just caused by the cravings of the mind, but also by political and social factors; therefore, engaged Buddhists 'engage' with social issues to achieve liberation. Paul Fuller outlines the movement's
The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Kathryn Gin Lum, Paul Harvey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History brings together a number of established scholars, as well as younger scholars on the rise, to provide a scholarly overview for those interested in the role of religion and race in American history. Thirty-four scholars from the fields of History,