Advertisement

Introduction: Between Dhamma-Ghosa and Bheri-Ghosa

  • Peter Lehr
Chapter

Abstract

The Introduction to the book familiarizes the reader with the theoretical and methodological approaches taken in this book, that is, with the socio-theological approach following Juergensmeyer and Kanwal Sheikh, and the process of verstehen (understanding) in a Weberian sense. Issues arising while carrying out the research will be flagged up, and an overview of the subsequent chapters will be given.

Keywords

Methodology Theory Socio-Theology Empathetic immersion Research issues 

References

  1. Anand, Dibyesh. 2011. Hindu Nationalism in India and the Politics of Fear. New York/Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Bartholomeusz, Tessa. 2002. Defense of Dharma: Just-War Ideology in Buddhist Sri Lanka. London/New York: Routledge.Google Scholar
  3. Cook, Joanna. 2014. Meditation in Modern Buddhism. Renunciation and Change in Thai Monastic Life. Paperback ed. New York: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  4. Gopin, Marc. 2000. Between Eden and Armageddon: The Future of World Religions, Violence, and Peacemaking. Oxford/New York: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  5. Juergensmeyer, Mark, and Mona Kanwal Sheikh. 2013. A Sociotheological Approach to Understanding Religious Violence. In Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence, ed. Mark Juergensmeyer, Margo Kitts, and Michael Jerryson, 620–643. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  6. Kepel, Gilles. 1994. The Revenge of God. The Resurgence of Islam, Christianity and Judaism in the Modern World. Cambridge: Polity Press.Google Scholar
  7. Lehr, Peter. 2016. Holy Wars Along the Maritime Silk Road: Extremist Islamism, Hinduism, and Buddhism. In ASEAN Looks West: ASEAN and the Gulf Region, ed. Wilfried A. Herrmann and Peter Lehr, 115–140. Bangkok: White Lotus Press.Google Scholar
  8. ———. 2017. Militant Buddhism Is on the March in Southeast Asia – Where Did It Come from? The Conversation, November 7. https://theconversation.com/militant-buddhism-is-on-the-march-in-south-east-asia-where-did-it-come-from-86632
  9. Nietzsche, Friedrich. 2006 (Orig. 1882). The Gay Science. In The Nietzsche Reader, ed. Keith A. Pearson and Duncan Large, 207–237. Malden/Oxford/Carlton: Blackwell.Google Scholar
  10. Scott, Rachelle L. 2009. Nirvana for Sale? Buddhism, Wealth, and the Dhammakaya Temple in Contemporary Thailand. New York: State University of New York Press.Google Scholar
  11. Selengut, Charles. 2003. Sacred Fury. Understanding Religious Violence. Walnut Creek et al.: Altamira Press.Google Scholar
  12. SITE. 2017. Al-Qaeda Central Urges Muslims to Financially, Militarily, and Physically Support Their Brethren in Myanmar. Country Report Burma, SITE Intelligence Group, September 19.Google Scholar
  13. Spiro, Melford E. 1982. Buddhism and Society. A Great Tradition and Its Burmese Vicissitudes. 2nd expanded ed. Berkeley/Los Angeles/London: University of California Press.Google Scholar
  14. Terwiel, Barend J. 2012. Monks and Magic. Revisiting a Classic Study of Religious Ceremonies in Thailand. 4th rev. ed. Copenhagen: NIAS Press.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© The Author(s) 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Lehr
    • 1
  1. 1.School of International RelationsUniversity of St AndrewsSt AndrewsUK

Personalised recommendations