1 edition of Secular Buddhism found in the catalog.
Written in English
As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation. However, many of these people have little interest in the religious aspects of Buddhism, and the practice occurs within secular contexts such as hospitals, schools, and the workplace. Is it possible to recover from the Buddhist teachings a vision of human flourishing that is secular rather than religious without compromising the integrity of the tradition? Is there an ethical framework that can underpin and contextualize these practices in a rapidly changing world? In this collected volume of Stephen Batchelor"s writings on these themes, he explores the complex implications of Buddhism"s secularization. Ranging widely-from reincarnation, religious belief, and agnosticism to the role of the arts in Buddhist practice-he offers a detailed picture of contemporary Buddhism and its attempt to find a voice in the modern world.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-271) and index.
|LC Classifications||BL48-50, BQ4132 .B38 2017|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 285 pages|
|Number of Pages||285|
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This is a great book to dive in a bit deeper into Buddhist concepts and ideas. Stephen does a great job explaining these ideas. 4) Rebel Buddha by Dzogchen Ponlop.
This is one of my favorite books on Buddhism. I’ve read it multiple times and will continue to revisit it from time to time. Books shelved as secular-buddhism: Buddhism without Beliefs: A Contemporary Guide to Awakening by Stephen Batchelor, Secular Buddhism: An Introduction by.
This is my 5th Stephen Batchelor book. They are each golden. As a Brit, it is in clear crisp English. As a very long time Buddhist, he is a wonderful addition, with his humanistic, secular take on Buddhist Ethics, to the more "religious" of such readily available.
Do yourself a treat and read this author, this book/5(24). An excellent anthology of Batchelor's writings on secular buddhism, with the heart of the book being the section on buddhismimagining the dharma for modern times. flag Like see review Daniel Pires added it review of another edition/5.
On Being an Aspiring Secular Buddhist | barrec on August 5, at pm [ ] very well may not fully understand the historical context of my practice. There are no shortage of books that detail the history, teachings and cultures of Buddhism throughout the world’s history.
If you're new to Secular Buddhism, this will get you started on the path. Interviews with researchers, teachers, and practitioners. Educational topics from traditional Buddhist texts, applied to this life.
Insights from a variety of authors, investigating the practice and teaching. SBA Book Club, Live Online. Secular Buddhism is a podcast for secular-minded people who are interested in learning about Buddhist philosophy. Never miss an episode.
Now available on your favorite platforms. An essential collection of Stephen Batchelor’s most probing and important work on secular Buddhism As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation.
Great short secular introduction to Buddhism. I stumbled upon Secular Buddhism (the site) a few days ago, and I've been enjoying Noah's podcasts quite a lot, so I decided to give his book a try.
If you want a very short introduction to Buddhism from a secular point of view, without any of the religious and ritual aspects of it, this is a great little book/5. Contents Books About: An essential collection of Stephen Batchelor's most probing and important work on secular Buddhism As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation.
The Secular Buddhism podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on Buddhist concepts, topics, and teachings presented for a secular minded audience. Episodes 1 – 5 are an introduction to Buddhism and all episodes after that are geared around specific topics.
Library Journal (a Best Book of choice, Religion & Spirituality category) "What Batchelor calls 'secular Buddhism' or 'Buddhism ' is a delicate balancing act Batchelor’s reimagination is Janus-faced, simultaneously looking backward and : Yale University Press.
Secular Buddhism, on the other hand, seeks to deploy the Buddha's teaching as a guide to full human flourishing in this life and this world. In adopting a post-metaphysical philosophy, it parts company with existing religious forms of Buddhist orthodoxy, which have evolved since the Buddha's death.
Stephen Batchelor’s Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World is a continuation of the line of constructive and critical thinking about the Buddhist tradition he began with Alone with Others (Grove Press, ) and that includes The Faith to Doubt (Parallax Press, ), Buddhism without Beliefs (Riverhead, ), Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist (Spiegel & Grau.
Although mindfulness is a part of the Buddhist path, some of our best mindfulness books are written from a secular standpoint. These books about mindfulness span a variety of viewpoints, as there are many different ways people look at these practices.
Many of its Western practitioners, however, do not identify as Buddhist. In this thought-provoking extract from his new book, Stephen Batchelor explores what secular Buddhism means for him. Secular Buddhism by Stephen Batchelor Extract from Chapter 3: ‘Thinking Out Loud’ A Secular Buddhist.
I am a secular Buddhist. Hello, you are listening to the Secular Buddhism podcast and this is episode number I am your host, Noah Rasheta, and today I’m talking about dealing with the fear of uncertainty.
Welcome back to the Secular Buddhism podcast. A weekly podcast that focuses on Buddhist concepts, topics, and teachings presented for a secular-minded audience. So, if you're looking to "jump right in" to the secular Buddhist path, and want to read from Mr.
Batchelor's comprehensive works, visit his website, (or these titles: "Buddhism Without Beliefs", "Confession of a Buddhist Atheist", and "After Buddhism.") and get a taste of what he is going to provide in this book/5(21).
Is the Dalai Lama a secular Buddhist. In two of his recent books he has outlined a universal, secular ethical program grounded in basic human values that are shared by believers and nonbelievers alike.
We will take a look at these two books and discuss some of their conclusions and implications. Check out my new Read More. Books and articles on secular Buddhism. One indication of the growing interest in secular Buddhism is the large number of books and articles that have been recently written on the topic or which discuss issues related to secular Buddhism.
Below is a short selection of books and articles that you will find useful, including several articles. Great glimpse into secular buddhism I really enjoyed this book and look forward to reading more about secular buddhism.
The reading by the author was pleasant, as I always prefer to hear the author read their own words, but it wasn't the very best audio recording of a book I've ever heard. The timing could have been improved a bit. Books similar to Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World Secular Buddhism: Imagining the Dharma in an Uncertain World.
by Stephen Batchelor. avg. rating Ratings. An essential collection of Stephen Batchelors most probing and important work on secular Buddhism. John Danvers John Danvers joins us to speak about the in-person Exeter Meditation Circle. Secular Buddhism has grown in the ten years since this podcast started socializing the term, and each week I hear from people who want to know if there is a Secular Buddhist group near them.
By the next ten years I Read More. An essential collection of Stephen Batchelor’s most probing and important work on secular Buddhism As the practice of mindfulness permeates mainstream Western culture, more and more people are engaging in a traditional form of Buddhist meditation.
However, many of these people hav. However, if you are interested in a 'watered-down' Buddhism that may help you with ordinary life then 'Secular Buddhism' might be suitable. I personally would recommend the following books if you want to learn about true Buddhism while not interested in 'post.
In the hope that the idea of a natural Buddhism is not seen as a far-fetched idea, I would like to present an overview of the main teachings of The Book of Eights. Personal Peace Through Not Clinging Rather than a transcendent, supernatural reality to be attained, The Book of Eights emphasizes a psychological state accessible within the life.
In No-Nonsense Buddhism for Beginners, renowned Buddhism teacher and host of the popular Secular Buddhism podcast, Noah Rasheta, delivers an easily accessible introduction to the teachings of Buddhism that answers these common questions and many more.
BOOKS & TALKSBooks, podcasts, and interviewsIn the last twenty years the number of books, articles, dharma talks and podcasts related to secular Buddhism has grown enormously.
Those who are curious about this approach to Buddhism will find a wide range of resources available to help them develop their understanding, and deepen their this page [ ].