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    What Makes You Not a Buddhist?: A Preliminary Mapping of Values.Phra Nicholas Thanissaro - 2012 - Contemporary Buddhism 13 (2):321-347.
    This study sets out to establish which Buddhist values contrasted with or were shared by adolescents from a non-Buddhist population. A survey of attitudes toward a variety of Buddhist values was fielded in a sample of 352 non-Buddhist schoolchildren aged between 13?15 years in London. Buddhist values where attitudes were least positive concerned the worth of being a monk/nun or meditating, offering candles & incense on the Buddhist shrine, friendship on Sangha Day, avoiding drinking alcohol, seeing the world as empty (...)
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    Teaching Buddhism in Britain's Schools: Redefining the Insider Role.Phra Nicholas Thanissaro - 2010 - Contemporary Buddhism 11 (1):69-84.
    Dialogical approaches to Religious Education in Britain's schools have opened the subject to input by Buddhist insiders more than ever in its history, although shortcomings remain in the way Buddhism is portrayed in the classroom. With the proviso that insider input can move beyond the ‘do-ut-des’ religious style, this paper describes eight possible areas of classroom experience where Buddhist insiders can make a beneficial contribution. Of these, examples could be found in the educational literature where insider input through home nurture, (...)
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    Buddhist Teen Worldview: Some Normative Background for Health Professionals.Phra Nicholas Thanissaro & Sriya Kulupana - 2015 - Contemporary Buddhism 16 (1):28-42.
    Although there are dangers in essentializing religious practice, to be able to typify the worldviews of healthy Buddhists becomes advantageous when health professionals need to recognize atypical worldviews that are potentially pathological. The paper is an anthology of potentially ambiguous claims expressed by healthy Buddhist teenagers during UK research including outlook on karma, rebirth, meditation, mindfulness, contact with spirit presences, renunciation, spiritual teachers and superstition. The testimony helps clarify diagnosis of identity, well-being and conformity issues, social withdrawal, anxiety and psychotic (...)
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  4. Into the Stream: A Study Guide on the First Stage of Awakening. Ṭhānissaro - 2008 - [S.N.].