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American encounter with Buddhism, 1844-1912

Victorian culture & the limits of dissent
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University of North Carolina Press , Chapel Hill, NC
Buddhism -- United States -- History., Buddhism -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History., United States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-1918., United States -- Civilization -- Buddhist influe

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Statement/ Thomas A. Tweed ; with a new preface by the author.
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LC ClassificationsBQ734 .T84 2000
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Paginationxxxvi, 242 p. ;
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ISBN 100807849065
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Tweed available from Rakuten Kobo. In this landmark work, Thomas Tweed examines nineteenth-century America's encounter with one of the world's major religi Brand: The University of North Carolina Press.

The book, first published intraces the efforts of various American interpreters to make sense of Buddhism in Western terms.

Tweed demonstrates that while many of those interested in Buddhism considered themselves dissenters from American culture, they did not abandon some of the basic values they shared with their fellow Victorians.

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The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent Thomas A. Tweed In this landmark work, Thomas Tweed examines nineteenth-century America's encounter with one of the world's major religions.

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Precio de Amazon /5(3). Get this from a library. The American encounter with Buddhism, Victorian culture and the limits of dissent. [Thomas A Tweed] -- The American encounter with Buddhism began in with Henry David Thoreau's translation of a passage from a French edition of the Lotus Sutra and Edward Elbridge Salisbury's lecture on the history.

The American encounter with Buddhism, Victorian culture and the limits of dissent / Thomas A. Tweed; with a new preface by the author.

Originally published: Bloomington, Indiana University Press, ~ Includes bibliographical references. ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) I. Buddhism-United States-History.

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Religious History and co-edited Asian Religions in America: A Documentary History, which Choice named an "outstanding academic book." He also wrote The American Encounter with Buddhism, and Our Lady of the Exile: Diasporic Religion at a Cuban Catholic Shrine in Miami, which won the American Academy of.

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Reviews "This collection represents a bold attempt to retell the story of religion in America from the perspectives generated by a younger generation of scholars. Japanese translation of chapter 3 of my book, The American Encounter with Buddhism, “Smells and Bells: Buddhism, Catholicism, and the Therapeutic Aestheticism of William Sturgis Bigelow and Isabella Stewart Gardner,” in Inventing Asia, edited by Alan Chong andFile Size: KB.

He also wrote The American Encounter with Buddhism, — Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent, which was originally published in and recently reissued in a revised edition with a new preface (University of North Carolina Press, ).

Contemporary Buddhism is one of the strongest and perhaps subtlest catalysts for change in United States history, soon to equal, if not surpass, the role of both Christianity and Judaism in the shaping of American religion, philosophy, values, culture, and identity – even, perhaps, American politics and.

He also wrote The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent and Our Lady of the Exile: Diasporic Religion at a Cuban Catholic Shrine in Miami, which won the American Academy of Religion’s book award.

Miranda de Souza Canavarro () was notable as the first woman to convert to Buddhism on American soil (in ) and later a Buddhist nun in became known as Sister Sanghamitta, while in America she was often known as was the wife of the Portuguese ambassador to Sandwich Islands, who began a secret "spiritual marriage" to New York attorney and Buddhist.

Contemporary Buddhism is one of the strongest and perhaps subtlest catalysts for change in United States history, soon to equal, if not surpass, the role of both Christianity and Judaism in the shaping of American religion, philosophy, values, culture and identity. He is the author of The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent ().

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ISBN Tweed, Thomas A. The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent. The University of North Carolina Press. ISBN External links. American Buddhist Net: Buddhist News & Forums. Thomas Tweed is the W. Harold and Martha Welch Professor of American Studies at the University of Notre Dame, where he was also previously the director of the Rafat and Zoreen Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion in its inaugural year.

His research interests include the comparative and interdisciplinary study of religion, culture, migration, transnationalism, peace, and justice. The American Encounter With Buddhism Words | 6 Pages. Before reading "The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent" by Thomas A.

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, _____ “American Occultism and Japanese Buddhism—Albert J. Edmunds, D. Suzuki, and Translocative History.” Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 32/2 (): –   In May of that year, Edward Elbridge Salisbury introduced Burnouf's work on Buddhism to a more academic audience in an address delivered at the first annual meeting of the American Oriental Society (The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent [Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ], xix).

The concept of spiritual evolution has been taught in Buddhism. William Sturgis Bigelow, a physician and Buddhist, attempted to merge biology with spirituality; he accepted the existence of both material and spiritual of his ideas were discussed in his book Buddhism and Immortality ().

Bigelow used the concept of natural selection as a mechanism for evolution. BOOK REVIEWS this article and, indeed, in my own views." For further discussion, Professor King can be contacted at the Department of Philosophy and Religion, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA THE AMERICAN ENCOUNTER WITH BUDDHISM, VICTO-RIAN CULTURE AND THE LIMITS OF DISSENT.

By Thomas A. Tweed.Fels, A., "Review of The American Encounter with Buddhism, Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent, by Thomas Tweed," Critical Review of Books in Religion 7 (): Fels, A. "The Square and the Compass: San Francisco's Freemasons and American Religion, ," PhD Dissertation, Stanford University, * Section 2 delineates 'American Buddhism' according to the variety of Buddhist traditions and schools.

This section is arranged roughly in accordance with a tradition's appearance in North America. * Section 3 refers to issues at stake in the history and adaptation of Buddhism in North America. 1. General Studies. Surveying American Buddhism 1.