Faculty Research

IBS faculty produce leading-edge scholarship by participating in academic conferences, service to Buddhist communities, and scholarship and publications. Learn more about the work of our faculty below. And check our blog, the Ten Thousand Things.

New Publication: Buddhism in the Modern World

January 26, 2012

Routledge has published a new volume, edited by David L. McMahan, titled Buddhism in the Modern World.

In Buddhism in the Modern World, McMahan brings together sixteen scholars to discuss various aspects of modern Buddhism in contemporary Asia and the West. Scholars from Martin Baumann and Paul David Numrich to Damien Keown and Cristina Rocha explore how Buddhism is practiced from Southeast Asia to Europe, how it influences ethics and social engagement, culture and politics.

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Publication Announcement

March 3, 2010

How Much is Enough? Buddhism, Consumerism, and the Human Environment

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How Much is Enough?

February 22, 2010

A new volume of essays edited by IBS Dean Richard K. Payne has recently been published by Wisdom Publications.

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New Publication: Path of No Path

April 5, 2009

The Institute of Buddhist Studies, Graduate Seminary for Shin Buddhist Ministry and Buddhist Research, and the Numata Center for Buddhist Translation and Research both at Berkeley, announced the publication of the second of three volumes titled, “Path of No Path—Contemporary Studies in Pure Land Buddhism.”

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