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Buddhism

Maria Heim.

in The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Emotion

December 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology of Religion; Buddhism. 9023 words.

Buddhism deals directly with the emotions as a chief concern of its doctrine and practice. The Buddha's core teaching of the Four Noble Truths begins with an emotional truth, that is, that...

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Buddhist Economics

Matthew King.

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Buddhism; Comparative Religion; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion. 11235 words.

In addition to summarizing key concerns in Theravāda Buddhist Economics by scholars such as E. F. Schumacher and the Thai monk Payutto, this essay explores how descriptions of the West,...

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