Showing results for "controversies"
A debate affecting all of Australia's faith communities
Uploaded 18 Sep 2019
Re-examining Thailand's monastic life and governance
Uploaded 12 Jun 2018
When cultures converge . . .
Uploaded 31 Mar 2017
Do incongruences in Buddhist scriptures imply unspoken subterfuge?
Uploaded 4 Dec 2015
All religious traditions claim to exert moral and spiritual authority. Most of the great world faiths also like to believe they are aligned with the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United N
Uploaded 30 May 2014
John Wm. Cannon recently retired as a lecturer and General Education Course Co-ordinator from Caritas Institute of Higher Education. Religion and Life was one of the courses he taught. He recently gra
Uploaded 4 Dec 2013
The first article in Alan Kwan's Pure Land column!
Uploaded 8 Aug 2013
Introduction Buddhism has many unique assets as a religious tradition. It has been received well in many Western countries. It places humankind at the center of its attention. It does not require
Uploaded 11 Jul 2013
Introduction There are some satisfactory definitions of ‘crime’ and ‘criminal'. But the question of ‘what is a crime ?’ has baffled thinkers on ethics for centur
Uploaded 26 Apr 2013
Editor's note: This article was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 8, June 2008. The Origin of Mahayana Mahayana cannot be considered apart from what came before it, so let us con
Uploaded 22 Apr 2013
From the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 6, December 2007
Uploaded 19 Apr 2013
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 1, October 2006. In which sense can we speak of a characteristically Sri Lankan Buddhist tradition? In answering
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
Editor's note: This feature was first published in the now-retired Bodhi Journal, Issue 1, October 2006. 1. IntroductionThis article features a brief explication of the doctrine of ‘dependa
Uploaded 17 Apr 2013
Behind the tinkle of white cups is my aunt’s loud and confident voice, declaring that while gay marriage should be allowed, it shouldn’t be permissible for homosexuals to adopt children. Lest, of cour
Uploaded 5 Jan 2013