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Buddhism and Law

French, Rebecca Redwood

Published by Cambridge University Press
ISBN 10: 0521734193 / ISBN 13: 9780521734196
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Title: Buddhism and Law

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Binding: Soft cover

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This volume challenges the concept of Buddhism as an apolitical religion without implications for law. Editor(s): French, Rebecca Redwood; Nathan, Mark A. Num Pages: 407 pages, 4 b/w illus. 7 maps. BIC Classification: HRE; LAF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 228 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 664. . 2014. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780521734196

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Synopsis: As the first comprehensive study of Buddhism and law in Asia, this interdisciplinary volume challenges the concept of Buddhism as an apolitical religion without implications for law. Buddhism and Law draws on the expertise of the foremost scholars in Buddhist studies and in law to trace the legal aspects of the religion from the time of the Buddha to the present. In some cases, Buddhism provided the crucial architecture for legal ideologies and secular law codes, while in other cases it had to contend with a preexisting legal system, to which it added a new layer of complexity. The wide-ranging studies in this book reveal a diversity of relationships between Buddhist monastic codes and secular legal systems in terms of substantive rules, factoring, and ritual practices. This volume will be an essential resource for all students and teachers in Buddhist studies, law and religion, and comparative law.

Book Description: As the first comprehensive study of Buddhism and law in Asia, this volume challenges the concept of Buddhism as an apolitical religion without implications for law. The authors reveal that in some cases, Buddhism provided a legal ideology, while in other cases it added a new layer of complexity to preexisting legal systems.

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