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The gods drink whiskey : stumbling toward enlightenment in the land of the tattered Buddha /

Stephen T. Asma.

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Main Author: Asma, Stephen T.
Published: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 2006, c2005.
Edition: 1st pbk. ed.
Topics: Buddhism. | Buddhasāsanapaṇḍity (Institute : Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Regions: Cambodia - Religious life and customs. | Southeast Asia - Religious life and customs.
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A preface on pop-Buddhists and academics -- Introduction : getting my hands dirty -- 1. The ring of Gyges : living in Cambodia with impunity and hedonism -- 2. Reason for the few, magic for the many? : monkey gods and penis worship -- 3. "My God can beat up your God" : missionaries -- 4. "Britney Spears? : never heard of her" : the virtues of being uncool -- 5. Karma and the killing fields -- 6. Seeing a man get shot to death -- 7. Lessons to bring home : transcendental everydayness.

Table of Contents for: The gods drink whiskey : stumbling towar