The Resource Buddhism and society : a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudes, Melford E. Spiro

Buddhism and society : a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudes, Melford E. Spiro

Label
Buddhism and society : a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudes
Title
Buddhism and society
Title remainder
a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudes
Statement of responsibility
Melford E. Spiro
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spiro, Melford E
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BQ418
  • BL1443.1
LC item number
  • .S65 1982
  • .S65 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist sociology
  • Sociología budista
  • Bouddhisme
  • Sociologie religieuse
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhist sociology
  • Buddhismus
  • Gesellschaft
  • Buddhismus
  • Gesellschaft
  • Burma
  • Birma
  • Birma
Label
Buddhism and society : a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudes, Melford E. Spiro
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [483]-493
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. PROLOGUE: Theravada Buddhism: an anthropological problem -- II. BUDDHISM AS AN IDEOLOGICAL SYSTEM: Nibbanic Buddhism: a religion of radical salvation -- Kammatic Buddhism: I : a religion of proximate salvation -- Kammatic Buddhism: II : the central concept of merit -- Kammatic Buddhism: III : the key doctrine of karma -- Apotropaic Buddhism: a religion of magical protection -- Esoteric Buddhism: a religion of chiliastic expectations -- III. BUDDHISM AS A RITUAL SYSTEM: The Buddhist cultus: its generic attributes -- The ceremonial cycles: I : calendrical rituals -- The ceremonial cycles: II : Life-cycle rituals -- Crisis rituals -- IV. BUDDHISM AS A MONASTIC SYSTEM: Monasticism: I : the normative structure -- Monasticism: II : the social structure -- The monk: I : recruitment structure -- The monk: II : character structure -- The Sangha and the state -- The stats of the monkhood in Burmese society -- V. BUDDHISM AND THE WORLD: Buddhism and the world: a critique -- Buddhism and Burmese society
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd, expanded ed.
Extent
xxiv, 510 pages
Isbn
9780520046726
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81018522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07976102
  • (OCoLC)ocm07976102
Label
Buddhism and society : a great tradition and its Burmese vicissitudes, Melford E. Spiro
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [483]-493
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. PROLOGUE: Theravada Buddhism: an anthropological problem -- II. BUDDHISM AS AN IDEOLOGICAL SYSTEM: Nibbanic Buddhism: a religion of radical salvation -- Kammatic Buddhism: I : a religion of proximate salvation -- Kammatic Buddhism: II : the central concept of merit -- Kammatic Buddhism: III : the key doctrine of karma -- Apotropaic Buddhism: a religion of magical protection -- Esoteric Buddhism: a religion of chiliastic expectations -- III. BUDDHISM AS A RITUAL SYSTEM: The Buddhist cultus: its generic attributes -- The ceremonial cycles: I : calendrical rituals -- The ceremonial cycles: II : Life-cycle rituals -- Crisis rituals -- IV. BUDDHISM AS A MONASTIC SYSTEM: Monasticism: I : the normative structure -- Monasticism: II : the social structure -- The monk: I : recruitment structure -- The monk: II : character structure -- The Sangha and the state -- The stats of the monkhood in Burmese society -- V. BUDDHISM AND THE WORLD: Buddhism and the world: a critique -- Buddhism and Burmese society
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
2nd, expanded ed.
Extent
xxiv, 510 pages
Isbn
9780520046726
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
81018522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07976102
  • (OCoLC)ocm07976102

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