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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 old origins, worldwide variety, teachings and practices, and leaders and businesses that make up the most recent turning of the Dharma. Environmentalism and peace walks during the minefields of Southeast Asia, the way forward for the 'untouchables' of Japan, and outreach to minorities and inmates of the felony justice approach within the West are a number of the tough subject matters considered.

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