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Teachers: Testing the Authenticity and Authority of Zen Masters

Steven Heine

in From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen: A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190637491
eISBN:
9780190637538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637491.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter 6 discusses the foremost religious element that formed the basis for the transfer of Chan to Zen, which was the role of charismatic and inspiring teachers. After attaining enlightenment ... More


Introduction: Human Culture and Space Heritage

Lisa Westwood, Beth Laura O’Leary, and Milford Wayne Donaldson

in The Final Mission: Preserving NASA's Apollo Sites

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062464
eISBN:
9780813053004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062464.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 introduces the concepts of “importance” and historic preservation at a high-level and explains the biographies of each of the authors. The included chapter outline also provides an overview ... More


Dynamic and socially embedded: biographies of participation in youth

Gill Jones

in Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.003.0015
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The afterword briefly considers the effects of individualisation on citizenship in youth, and more broadly on young people's biographies. It goes on to reflect on why it is not only policy structures ... More


Inferences and Speculations

Hendrik Hartog

in The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640884
eISBN:
9781469640907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640884.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter four returns to Minna’s case, in light of the analyses and explorations of the previous chapters. It draws out the possible significance of the story, reading against the grain of the ... More


Implications for understanding global social policy change

Bob Deacon

in Global social policy in the making: The foundations of the social protection floor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447312338
eISBN:
9781447312383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312338.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that the SPF resulted from the intersection of the biographies of three individuals: the Head of the Social Security Department at the ILO, the Director General of the ILO and his ... More


Who are the Soldiers in the Army of the Pure?

C. Christine Fair

in In Their Own Words: Understanding Lashkar-e-Tayyaba

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190909482
eISBN:
9780190077891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909482.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

Generally, writers on terrorism, particularly Islamist groups, frequently adduce that terrorists are poor, uneducated, and/or come from criminal backgrounds. Speaking of Islamist militants, writers ... More


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