Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

73. What is Secular Buddhism?

Buddhism in Five Minutes - Elizabeth J. Harris

Tim Stephens [+-]
University of the Arts, London
Tim Stephens is an Education Developer, with a specialism in Curriculum, at University of the Arts London and a photographic artist. His research interests include embodiment, the relationship between cognitive and non-cognitive experience, equality, and organizational change.


Secular Buddhism attempts to be neither colonial nor paternalistic. Secular Buddhism finds in the life of the historical Buddha insights into the potential for freedom in a contemporary, egalitarian culture, including less dogmatic forms of both science and spirituality.

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Stephens, Tim. 73. What is Secular Buddhism?. Buddhism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 366-369 Oct 2021. ISBN 9781800500907. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=40817. Date accessed: 30 Sep 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.40817. Oct 2021

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