An Experimental Approach to Buddhism and Religion

@article{Nelson2017AnEA,
  title={An Experimental Approach to Buddhism and Religion},
  author={J. Nelson},
  journal={International Journal of Dharma Studies},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={1-15}
}
  • J. Nelson
  • Published 2017
  • Philosophy
  • International Journal of Dharma Studies
Adaptations, modifications, and realignments of religious doctrine and practice can be found in any period of social history. It can be official and highly orchestrated (as in Vatican II) but more often it takes a subjective and reactionary form (as in the Hindutva movement). This paper promotes the idea of “experimental religion” as both an analytical concept and an observable set of behaviors that help identify how contemporary trends (such as individualism, secularity, information… Expand
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