Presents the rise of militant Theravada Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Burma and Thailand. Deals with political theology and the return of religion, and Theravada Buddhist discourses on violence and non-violence in theory and practice. Explores what monks are supposed to do and what roles they are meant to play in a society, monks and traditional politics, and traditional monks and contemporary monks. Presents case studies on the relationship between religion and violence in the mentioned countries.
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