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Book: Buddhism in Five Minutes

Chapter: 73. What is Secular Buddhism?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.40817


Secular Buddhism attempts to be neither colonial nor paternalistic. Secular Buddhism finds in the life of the historical Buddha insights into the potential for freedom in a contemporary, egalitarian culture, including less dogmatic forms of both science and spirituality.

Chapter Contributors

  • Tim Stephens ( - tstephens) 'University of the Arts, London'