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Buddhadasa and doctrinal modernisation in contemporary Thai Buddhism : a social and philosophical analysis

Jackson, Peter Anthony


Phra Buddhadasa Bhikkhu is without doubt the most controversial and the most innovative interpreter of Buddhist doctrine and teachings in contemporary Thailand. Buddhadasa has devoted his life to a systematic and thorough reinterpretation of the entire body of Theravada Buddhist teachings, with the explicit goal of revealing the relevance of the Buddha’s message to men and women living in the modern world. However, a comprehensive analysis and evaluation of his total re-interpretative system...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-11-04
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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