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Dissertation | application/pdf (2014)
by Bentz, Valerie
The purpose of this study was to illuminate leaders' lived experience of authentic leadership moments—those moments when leaders respond with increased authenticity, despite the challenges they face. The literature on authenticity, transformative lea...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2013)
by Broughton, Jeffrey L.
The Wanling lu is an important text in the history of Chan and Zen Buddhism. The text contains the teachings of a Chan Master in the lineage that would become the orthodox in China during the Song dynasty, and later spread to Japan and Korea. Accordi...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2010)
by Heide, Frederick
This dissertation explored how participants' meditation practice and participation in a teacher-training program affected their ability to embody and teach mindfulness. Six participants from the American Vipassana tradition were interviewed. All had ...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2009)
by Pitkin, Annabella Claudia
This thesis focuses on the life of the Indo-Tibetan scholar and yogi Khunu Lama Tenzin Gyaltsen (Khu nu bla ma Bstan 'dzin rgyal mtshan, 1895-1977). It considers the role of teacher-student transmission lineages (Tib. brgyud) in enabling or limiting ...
Dissertation | application/pdf (2011)
by Powell, William F.
In this dissertation, interdisciplinary research demonstrates how Chinese people affiliated with different religions and ideologies of the Song period (960-1279 CE) utilized artistic, literary and visual representations to merge the natural world wit...