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Ethics, wealth, and salvation : a study in Buddhist social ethics

Author: Russell F Sizemore; Donald K Swearer
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1990.
Series: Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
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The relationship between attitudes towards wealth and the quest for salvation in Theravada Buddhism is examined by authors from various disciplines. The main purpose of the book is to see what light  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ethics, wealth, and salvation.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)555780235
Online version:
Ethics, wealth, and salvation.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)608591735
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell F Sizemore; Donald K Swearer
ISBN: 0872496120 9780872496125
OCLC Number: 19885572
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 311 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foundations of Buddhist social ethics / Phra Rājavaramuni --
Ethics and wealth in Theravāda Buddhism /David Little --
Comparative religious ethics as a field / Russell F. Sizemore --
Rich man, poor man, bhikkhu, king / John S. Strong --
Exemplary donors of the Pāli tradition / Nancy Auer Falk --
Wealth and reformation in Sinhalese Buddhist monasticism / Steven Kemper --
Buddhist practical morality in a changing agrarian world / Charles F. Keyes --
Ethics, wealth and eschatology / Robin W. Lovin --
Buddhist economic ethics / Ronald M. Green --
Individualism, communitarianism and theories of justice / John P. Reeder.
Series Title: Studies in comparative religion (Columbia, S.C.)
Responsibility: edited by Russell F. Sizemore & Donald K. Swearer.
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