Merit An investigation of the motivational qualities of the Buddhist concept of merit in Thailand

@article{Mulder1969MeritAI,
  title={Merit An investigation of the motivational qualities of the Buddhist concept of merit in Thailand},
  author={J. A. Niels Mulder},
  journal={Social Compass},
  year={1969},
  volume={16},
  pages={109 - 120}
}
  • J. Mulder
  • Published 1 January 1969
  • Sociology
  • Social Compass
La question centrale étudiée dans cet article est celle de savoir si la motivation religieuse peut être efficacement manipulée pour opérer un changement social et économique en Thaïlande. C'est dans ce but qu'on examine les conséquences sur le comportement du concept de mérite, principe opérationnel du Bouddhisme Thaï. Au point de vue religieux, le concept de mérite pourra le mieux être saisi dans le contexte de la loi Hindoue-Bouddhiste de 'cause et effet', en ce sens que tout acte est… 
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