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Establishing a Pure Land on Earth The Foguang Buddhist Perspective on Modernization and Globalization (Topics in Contemporary Buddhism) by Stuart Chandler

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddhism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Foguang shan si (Kao-hsiung hs,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Buddhism - General,
  • Globalization,
  • Eastern - Buddhism,
  • Buddhist,
  • Foguang shan si (Kao-hsiung hsien, Taiwan),
  • Taiwan

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8161793M
ISBN 100824827465
ISBN 109780824827465

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