Wild Geese: Buddhism in Canada

Wild Geese: Buddhism in Canada

By: Victor Sogen Hori (author), John S. Harding (author), Alexander Soucy (author)Hardback

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The most comprehensive study of Buddhism in Canada to date, Wild Geese offers a history of the religion's evolution in Canada, surveys the diverse communities and beliefs of Canadian Buddhists, and presents biographies of Buddhist leaders. The essays cover a broad range of topics, including Chinese, Tibetan, Lao, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese Buddhisms, critical reflections on Buddhism in the West, census data on the growth of the religion, and analysis of the global context for the growth of Buddhism in Canada. Presenting a sweeping portrait of a crucial part of the multicultural mosaic, Wild Geese is essential reading for anyone interested in religious life in Canada.

About Author

John S. Harding is an associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Lethbridge. Victor Sogen Hori is an associate professor in the Department of Japanese Religions at McGill University and a former Rinzai monk. Ale

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773536661
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780773536661
  • ISBN10: 0773536663

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