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By Christopher Queen,Damien Keown,Charles S. Prebish

Action Dharma charts the emergence of a brand new bankruptcy in an historical religion - the increase of social carrier and political activism in Buddhist Asia and the West. Fourteen new essays deal with the historic origins, international variety, teachings and practices, and leaders and companies that make up the most recent turning of the Dharma. Environmentalism and peace walks in the course of the minefields of Southeast Asia, the way forward for the 'untouchables' of Japan, and outreach to minorities and inmates of the felony justice method within the West are a few of the demanding issues considered.

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