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By Bruce Matthews

Buddhism has turn into an incredible faith in Canada over the past half-century. The 'ethnic Buddhism' linked to immigrant Asian humans is an important point, yet there's additionally a becoming constituency of Euro-Canadian Buddhists heavily attracted to the religion. This insightful study analyzes the phenomenon of Buddhism in Canada from a local viewpoint. The paintings presents a massive exam of where of Buddhism in a built western state linked to a standard Judeo-Christian tradition, yet present process profound sociological transformation because of large-scale immigration and religio-cultural pluralism.  it's a useful textual content for college students of faith, Buddhism and North American Studies.

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