Variable Bodies, No Self: Toward a Socially Engaged Buddhist ‘Theology’ of ‘Disability’
by Professor Bee Scherer (Director of INCISE at Canterbury Christ Church University)
Invited presentation delivered at the 2016 International Conference of the Korean Society for Literature and Religion (6 July 2016, Sahmyook University)
For a longer treatment of the subject (now published) see:
B. Scherer ‘Variable Bodies, Buddhism and (No-)Selfhood: Towards Dehegemonized Embodiment’ in Chris Mounsey and Stan Booth (eds.) ‘The Variable Body in History’ Oxford: Peter Lang 2016 (QP in Focus 1), pp. 247-263.
See also B. Scherer ‘Buddhism and Disability: Toward a Socially Engaged Buddhist ‘Theology’ of Bodily Inclusiveness’ JIABU, Volume IX, 2016, pp. 26-35, accessible online at http://www.iabu.org/sites/default/files/JIABU-Vol9-ASEAN.pdf