Ken Jones (Buddhist)
|Title||Buddhist Author and Activist|
Kenneth Henry Jones
18 May 1930
|Died||2 August 2015(aged 85)|
Biography [ edit ]
Born in Wales, Jones spent much of his career in higher learning. As an anarchist, Jones had at different times been associated with Communist Party of Great Britain, the Labour Party (Victory for Socialism Group) and the UK Green Party.
As a proponent of socially engaged Buddhism, Jones was a founder of the UK Network of Socially Engaged Buddhists and was a member of the International Advisory Committee of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. He also authored The New Social Face of Buddhism: A Call to Action considered important book on socially engaged Buddhism.
Bibliography [ edit ]
- Jones, Ken (2003). The New Social Face of Buddhism: A Call to Action. Wisdom Publications. ISBN 0-86171-365-6.
References [ edit ]
- "Ken's Biography". Ken Jones Zen. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- "Buddhist activist Ken Jones dies". Lion's Roar. 7 August 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- "Ken Jones, Welsh Author and Activist, Dies at 85". Tricycle: The Buddhist Review. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
- "The New Social Face of Buddhism: A Call to Action". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 6 September 2015.
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- Buddhism & Social Engagement: an introduction
- The Emotional Climate of Nondualistic Practice, by Ken Jones
- Law suit against reality, by Ken Jones
- "Many Bodies, One Mind": Movements in British Buddhism
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