Buddhism and Ireland - From the Celts to the Counter-Culture and Beyond - Laurence Cox

Buddhism and Ireland - From the Celts to the Counter-Culture and Beyond - Laurence Cox

Buddhism in Ireland: An Introduction to the Problem

Buddhism and Ireland - From the Celts to the Counter-Culture and Beyond - Laurence Cox

Laurence Cox [+-]
National University of Ireland
Laurence Cox is Director of the MA in Community Education, Equality and Social Activism at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is co-editor of Ireland’s New Religious Movements (CSP, 2011), Understanding European Movements (Routledge, 2013) and Marxism and Social Movements (Brill, 2013), and a practising Buddhist.

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This chapter introduces the aim of the book and highlights some features of Irish culture and society which are particularly significant for the development of Buddhism; it also raises broader theoretical and methodological issues for the study of Buddhism in the west.

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Cox, Laurence. Buddhism in Ireland: An Introduction to the Problem. Buddhism and Ireland - From the Celts to the Counter-Culture and Beyond. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 1-42 Oct 2013. ISBN 9781908049308. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21744. Date accessed: 11 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21744. Oct 2013

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