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All is change : the two-thousand-year journey of Buddhism to the West / Lawrence Sutin.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0316741566
  • ISBN: 9780316741569
  • Physical Description: x, 403 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., ©2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-392) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A brief preface -- 1. Buddhist India and the classical and early Christian West -- 2. Syncretism along the Silk Road -- 3. The Jesuit encounter with Buddhism -- 4. The "China craze" and the rise of European Orientalists -- 5. From Herder to Heidegger : the embedding of Buddhism in Western philosophy -- 6. The rise of theosophy and the "great game" -- 7. Transcendentalists, Christian missionaries, and Asian Buddhist immigrants to America -- 8. Japanese Zen missions to the West -- 9. Forbidden Tibet : Western explorations and fantasies -- 10. Buddhism takes root in the West : the Christian response and a hesitant ecumenism -- 11. Beat Zen and crazy wisdom -- 12. The Dalai Lama and the transformation of Buddhism in the West -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- Sources consulted -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
A history of Buddhism's journey and entry into the western world explores such topics as the early exchanges between the classical Greeks and the Buddhists of India, the influence of Buddhism on western philosophers, and the current fascination with the Dalai Lama.
Subject: Buddhism > Western countries > History.
Buddhism > Relations.
Buddhism > Influence.
Buddhism > Influence.
Interfaith relations.
Western countries.
Westliche Welt.
Genre: History.