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Family in Buddhism
Family in Buddhism (August 2013)
Liz Wilson - Editor

A wide-ranging exploration of Buddhism and family in Asia—from biological families to families created in monasteries.

The Buddha left his home and family and enjoined his followers to go forth and “become homeless.” With a traditionally celibate clergy, Asian Buddhism is often regarded as a world-renouncing religion inimical to family life. This edited volume counters this view, showing how Asian Buddhists in ...(Read More)
 
 
The Living and the Dead
The Living and the Dead (September 2003)
Social Dimensions of Death in South Asian Religions
Liz Wilson - Editor

Explores the social treatment of death in South Asian religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and other traditions. Includes material on women and marginalized groups.

This collection examines the social dimensions of death in South Asian religions, exploring the ritualized exchanges between the living and the dead performed by Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, and other religious groups. Using ethnographic and histori...(Read More)
 
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