Authors
Shashank Sheth
Northwestern University
Abstract
In this article, I intend to bring out the distinctive features of Buddhist forgiveness and reconciliation, springing from the specific spirituality and the underlying worldview of living Buddhism in India and Asia. While there are similarities in forgiveness and reconciliation between Christianity and Buddhism, there are many distinctions arising from the divergent world-views not only of Christianity but also of Theravada and Mahayana. These differences are found not only with regard to the presuppositions, but also in reference to the motivation as well as the expression of forgiveness and reconciliation.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 51,508
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

View all 6 references / Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Personal and the Political: Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Restorative Justice.Ari Kohen - 2009 - Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 12 (3):399-423.
The Dilemma of Divine Forgiveness.Glen Pettigrove - 2008 - Religious Studies 44 (4):457-464.
Punishment, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.Bill Wringe - 2016 - Philosophia 44 (4):1099-1124.
Reconciling With Harm: An Alternative To Forgiveness And Revenge.Nancy Stanlick - 2010 - Florida Philosophical Review 10 (1):88-111.
The Phenomenology of Forgiveness an D rEconci Liation.Neil Robert Fow - 1996 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 27 (2):219-233.
The Enigma of Forgiveness.Michele Moody-Adams - 2015 - Journal of Value Inquiry 49 (1-2):161-180.
The Moral Psychology of Forgiveness.Kathryn J. Norlock (ed.) - 2017 - Rowman & Littlefield International.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2017-07-01

Total views
9 ( #852,975 of 2,330,880 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #395,593 of 2,330,880 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes