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In the Quiet of the Monastery: Buddhist Controversies over Quietism

Bernard R. Faure

Title:
In the Quiet of the Monastery: Buddhist Controversies over Quietism
Author(s):
Faure, Bernard R.
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department(s):
East Asian Languages and Cultures
Volume:
16
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Book/Journal Title:
Common Knowledge
Abstract:
The Christian notion of 'Quietism' has sometimes been used in the West to criticize Buddhism. Within Buddhism itself (in particular Chan or Zen), a similar criticism has prevailed at times. This essay examines the history of such controversies.
Subject(s):
Buddhism
History
Quietism
Religion
History
Publisher DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1215/0961754X-2010-004
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Suggested Citation:
Bernard R. Faure, , In the Quiet of the Monastery: Buddhist Controversies over Quietism, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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