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Buddhist Adult Classes

Chün-Fang Yü

in Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter examines the content of the textbooks compiled by the nuns at the Incense Light Buddhist Seminary for the three levels of adult classes and the teaching methods they use. It was Wuyin ... More


Where Two or Three Are Gathered: The Adult Bible Class Movement and the Social Life of Scripture

Christopher D. Cantwell

in The Bible in American Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190468910
eISBN:
9780190468958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190468910.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Biblical Studies

This chapter tells the history of the adult Bible class movement, a nationwide effort among evangelical Protestants to increase lay Bible study at the turn of the twentieth century. While scholars ... More


Conclusion: A Bibliographical Essay

Vigen Guroian

in Tending the Heart of Virtue: How Classic Stories Awaken a Child's Moral Imagination

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152647
eISBN:
9780199849192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152647.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

There is no single solution to the moral crisis of childhood in our culture. This chapter includes personal experiences of the author of this book who runs an adult education classes. The parents, ... More


Profiles of Individual Nuns

Chün-Fang Yü

in Passing the Light: The Incense Light Community and Buddhist Nuns in Contemporary Taiwan

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836580
eISBN:
9780824871086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836580.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter provides profiles of several Buddhist nuns of the Incense Light community, focusing on their family backgrounds, their motives for joining the sangha, their accomplishments and setbacks, ... More


Conclusion

John Beckett

in Writing Local History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719029509
eISBN:
9781781700679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719029509.003.0012
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter concludes the study on the origin of local history. Local history today can hardly be defined in a simple, straightforward manner. Perhaps no history can, but there is a particular ... More


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