A clearly expressed exposition of the social ethics powered by the 20th century reformist movement of non-violent social and political activism known as Engaged Buddhism. Among the areas explored are: the continuum of development from Buddhism to Engaged Buddhism; the nature of the interrelation between the individual and society; human rights concepts; non-violence and its limits; and justice/reconciliation issues. Bibliography and index.
Being Benevolence: The Social Ethics of Engaged Buddhism
AuthorsKing, Sallie B.
PublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press