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Abhedananda in India in 1906
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written by Swami Abhedananda, 1866-1939 (Kolkata, West Bengal: Ramakrishna Order, 1996, originally published 1968), 281 page(s)
Swami Abhedananda went to the West at the clarion call of his beloved spiritual brother, Swami Vivekananda, for spiritual ministration from which he continued for over a quarter of a century. He paid a short visit to India, his motherland, in 1906 after a hard toil of ten years in the West and for seven months he...
written by Swami Abhedananda, 1866-1939 (Kolkata, West Bengal: Ramakrishna Order, 1996, originally published 1968), 281 page(s)
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written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-; in The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship, American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 162-172
Across the United States, Jews come together every week to sing and pray in a wide variety of worship communities. Through this music, made by and for ordinary folk, these worshippers define and re-define their relationship to the continuity of Jewish tradition and the realities of American life. Combining oral hi...
written by Jeffrey A. Summit, fl. 1990; edited by Mark Slobin, 1943-; in The Lord's Song In A Strange Land: Music And Identity In Contemporary Jewish Worship, American Musicspheres (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2003, originally published 2000), 162-172
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AFTERWORD: Jean Améry: The Writer in Revolt
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written by Jean Améry, 1912-1978; in At the Mind’s Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and Its Realities (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1980, originally published 1966), 121-128
At the Mind’s Limits is the story of one man’s incredible struggle to understand the reality of horror. In five autobiographical essays, Amery describes his survival—mental, moral, and physical—through the enormity of the Holocaust. Above all, this masterful record of introspection tells of a young Viennes...
written by Jean Améry, 1912-1978; in At the Mind’s Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and Its Realities (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1980, originally published 1966), 121-128
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written by René Girard, 1923-2015 and James G. Williams, fl. 2007; in The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred, Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007, originally published 1991), 1-23
written by René Girard, 1923-2015 and James G. Williams, fl. 2007; in The Bible, Violence, and the Sacred, Liberation from the Myth of Sanctioned Violence (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2007, originally published 1991), 1-23
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Lineage Chart of Teachers Mentioned in the Text
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written by Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971; edited by Michael Wenger, 1947- and Mel Weitsman, 1929-; in Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 201-206
When Shunryu Suzuki Roshi's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind was published in 1972, it was enthusiastically embraced by Westerners eager for spiritual insight and knowledge of Zen. The book became the most successful treatise on Buddhism in English, selling more than one million copies to date. Branching Streams Flow in...
written by Shunryu Suzuki, 1904-1971; edited by Michael Wenger, 1947- and Mel Weitsman, 1929-; in Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999, originally published 1999), 201-206
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The Buddha's Doctrine And The Nine Vehicles
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written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 312 page(s)
Following the fall of the Tibetan empire and the ensuing "period of fragmentation," the twelfth and thirteenth centuries saw tremendous religious efflorescence in Tibet. Although the Tibetan scholars and adepts of this period continued to draw from the texts and practices of Indian Buddhism, they also began to cra...
written by José Ignacio Cabezón, 1956- (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2013, originally published 2013), 312 page(s)
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Buddhism and Science
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written by Paul Dahlke, 1865-1928 (London, England: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1913, originally published 1913), 270 page(s)
This book, by Paul Dahlke, one of the founders of Buddhism in Germany, employs the concept of World-Theory to consider science from the point of view of Theravada Buddhism.
written by Paul Dahlke, 1865-1928 (London, England: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1913, originally published 1913), 270 page(s)
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Buddhist Monastic Life: According to the Texts of the Theravada Tradition
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written by Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and Môhan Wijayaratna, 1947- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990, originally published 1990), 216 page(s)
This 1991 book provides a brief yet detailed account of the ideal way of life prescribed for Buddhist monks and nuns in the Pali texts of the Theravada school of Buddhism. The author describes the way in which the Buddha's disciples institutionalized his teachings about such things as food, dress, money, chastity,...
written by Steven Collins, 1951-2018 and Môhan Wijayaratna, 1947- (Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1990, originally published 1990), 216 page(s)
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edited by Mordecai Margulies, 1909-1968 and Jacob Neusner, 1932-2016; in Judaism and Scripture: The Evidence of Leviticus Rabbah, Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2003, originally published 1986), 1-25
This groundbreaking work continues Jacob Neusner's multi-volume examination of the main texts of Judaism in its formative years. The first two parts of the project--'Judaism: The Evidence of the Yerushalmi'--examined the Mishnah and the Talmud of the Land of Israel and placed them in the social, intellectual, and...
edited by Mordecai Margulies, 1909-1968 and Jacob Neusner, 1932-2016; in Judaism and Scripture: The Evidence of Leviticus Rabbah, Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2003, originally published 1986), 1-25
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Jacob Neusner is Research Professor of Religion and Theology at Bard College and Senior Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Theology at Bard. He has published more than 900 books and unnumbered articles, both scholarly and academic and popular and journalistic, and is the most published humanities scholar in the w...
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