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Buddhism  

Andrew Skilton

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Nov 2013
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Oct 2013
The article examines evidence for characteristic Buddhist positions regarding the nature and soteriological status of deities. It establishes that deities are but one of several classes of ... More

Buddhist Eschatology  

Jan Nattier

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Dec 2007
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Sep 2009
If eschatology is understood to refer to “final things”—that is, the idea that the world will one day come to a definitive end—there is simply no parallel in the Buddhist tradition. This ... More

Chinese Millennial Movements  

Scott Lowe

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Class apathy and a selective process of record keeping created fertile grounds for uprise in China. This article throws light on two of the earliest millennialist movements in China, ... More

Korean Millennial Movements  

Robert Pearson Flaherty

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article examines some of the main contributors to millennialism in a Korean context. The Korean millennial legacy is a synthesis of diverse influences such as Buddhism, Christianity, ... More

Natural Theology in Eastern Religions  

Jessica Frazier

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
This chapter examines natural theology perspectives from Eastern religions. It begins by exploring the possibility of a broader definition of ‘natural theology’ that encompasses the various forms it ... More

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