Buddhist Women and Interfaith Work in the United States

  title={Buddhist Women and Interfaith Work in the United States},
  author={Katherine Anne Dugan},
  journal={Buddhist-Christian Studies},
  pages={31 - 50}
  • K. Dugan
  • Published 30 August 2007
  • Political Science
  • Buddhist-Christian Studies
Women from a wide array of backgrounds and interest areas continue to shape the face of Buddhism in the United States—from women who encountered Buddhism during the women’s movement in the 1960s to ordained women founding temples for large immigrant populations; from women carving out a space for Buddhism in colleges and universities to Buddhist women engaged in interfaith dialogue and working in interreligious settings. As Buddhist scholar Rita Gross notes, the experiences of women in Buddhism… 

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