Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism: Socially Engaged Buddhism in the UK, by Phil Henry.

Authors

  • Graham Dixon University of South Wales

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v31i1.152

Keywords:

Buddhism in the West, Buddhism and ‘engagement’, mental health, Amida Trust, Community of Interbeing, Rokpa Trust, Network of Engaged Buddhists, Triratna movement

Abstract

Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism: Socially Engaged Buddhism in the UK, by Phil Henry. 2013. Bloomsbury. 288pp. Hb. £58.50, ISBN-13: 9781472512550. Also available as an e-book, £64.99

Author Biography

Graham Dixon, University of South Wales

Graham Dixon is an MA Buddhist Studies student at the University of South Wales.

References

Robert Bluck, 2006. British Buddhism: Teachings, Practice and Development. London: Routledge

Sandra Bell, 1991. Buddhism in Britain: Development and Adaptation. Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Durham.

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Published

2014-07-24

How to Cite

Dixon, G. (2014). Adaptation and Developments in Western Buddhism: Socially Engaged Buddhism in the UK, by Phil Henry. Buddhist Studies Review, 31(1), 152–154. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v31i1.152

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