Swearer, Donald K(eeney)

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SWEARER, Donald K(eeney)

SWEARER, Donald K(eeney). American, b. 1934. Genres: Theology/ Religion. Career: Bangkok Christian College, instructor of English, 1957- 60; Edward W. Hazen Foundation, administrative assistant, 1961-63; Oberlin College, Ohio, instructor and assistant professor, 1965-70; University of Pennsylvania, Acting Associate Professor, 1970-72; Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, associate professor, 1970-75, professor of religion, 1975-87, chairman of Religion Dept., 1986-91, Eugene M. Lang Research Professor, 1987-92, McDowell Professor of Religion, 1992-. Journal of Asian Studies, assistant editor, 1978-80; Journal of Religious Ethics, editorial board, member, 1978-; various visiting professorships and fellowships. Publications: Buddhism in Transition, 1970; (with S. Dhammasudhi and E. Nishimura) Secrets of the Lotus: Studies in Buddhist Mediation, 1971; Southeast Asia, 1973; Theology of Dialogue, 1973; War Haripunjaya: The Royal Temple of the Buddha's Relic, 1976; Buddhism, 1977; Dialogue: The Key to Understanding Other Religions, 1977; Buddhism and Society in SE Asia, 1981; (co-author) Focus on Buddhism: Audio-Visual Resources for Teaching Religion, 1981; The Dhammic Socialism of Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, 1986; (with P. Henry) For the Sake of the World: The Spirit of Buddhist and Christian Monasticism, 1989; The Buddhist World of Southeast Asia, 1995; Mountains, Myth and History, 2003; Becoming the Buddha, 2004. EDITOR: Toward the Truth, 1971; (with R. Sizemore) Ethics, Wealth and Salvation, A Study in Buddhist Social Ethics, 1989; (and author of intro) Me-and-Mine: Selected Essays of Bhikkhu Buddhadasa, 1989. Address: Dept of Religion, 209 Pearson, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390, U.S.A. On- line address: [email protected]