Conflict, Culture, Change - Table of Contents

Engaged Buddhism in a Globalizing World

CONTENTS

Foreword by Donald Swearer      

Part I: Peace, Nonviolence, and Social Justice  

1. Buddhist Solutions to Global Conflict
2. A Buddhist Perspective on Nonviolence
3. The Real Crisis in the World       
4. Culture and Reconciliation          
5. The Value of Simplicity and Humility    
6. A Simple Monk     

Part II: Simplicity, Compassion, and Education          

7. The Virtuous Friends of Christianity and Buddhism
8. A Very Simple Magic        
9. Compassion or Competition        
10. Blessings and Courage  
11. Buddhism and Environmentalism       
12. Buddhist Initiatives and Peaceful Coexistence          

Part III: Culture and Change         

13. From the Lotus Flower to the Devil’s Discus: How Siam Became Thailand 
14. The Last Word: Remembering Pridi Banomyong      
15. Art and Beauty: An Ethical Perspective          
16. Who Are the Contemporary Thai Buddhists?

Appreciations
Acknowledgments    
Notes