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

7. Cultivating Buddhism in Ireland: Choices for the Future

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 explores how publicly organised Buddhism has developed in Ireland. This chapter also discusses the growing interest in, and respectability of, Buddhism in Ireland from the 1990s on, as well as issues of hybridity, creolisation and refusal of identification, which are constitutive of Irish Buddhism.

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Cox, Laurence. 7. Cultivating Buddhism in Ireland: Choices for the Future. Buddhism and Ireland - From the Celts to the Counter-Culture and Beyond. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 328-379 Oct 2013. ISBN 9781908049308. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21750. Date accessed: 11 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21750. Oct 2013

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