Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions
Christopher Key Chapple, Navin and Pratima Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology Christopher Key Chapple
SUNY Press, 1993 - Nature - 146 pages
This book probes the origins of the practice of nonviolence in early India and traces its path within the Jaina, Hindu, and Buddhist traditions, including its impact on East Asian Cultures. It then turns to a variety of contemporary issues relating to this topic such as: vegetarianism, animal and environmental protection, and the cultivation of religious tolerance.
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