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In the Quiet of the Monastery: Buddhist Controversies over Quietism

Faure, Bernard R.

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.

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Common Knowledge
Publisher DOI
https://doi.org/10.1215/0961754X-2010-004
Volume
16
Issue
3
Pages
424 - 438
Academic Units
East Asian Languages and Cultures
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