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dc.contributor.author Clasquin, Michel
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-30T12:08:15Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-30T12:08:15Z
dc.date.issued 1989-09
dc.identifier.citation Clasquin, M. 1989, 'Paradoxical intention and zen : new light on an old technique?', Journal for the Study of Religion, vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 49-58. en
dc.identifier.issn 1011-7601
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10500/3620
dc.description.abstract This article argues that “paradoxical intention”, a therapeutic technique used in the logotherapy of Victor Frankl, can be used as a valuable conceptual model in the further understanding of paradoxical teachings and instructions in religious practice, and in particular in understanding the use of koans in Zen Buddhism. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Journal for the Study of Religion en
dc.rights University of South Africa
dc.subject Zen Buddhism en
dc.subject Victor Frankl en
dc.subject Paradoxical intention en
dc.subject Paradox en
dc.subject Koan en
dc.title Paradoxical intention and zen : new light on an old technique? en
dc.type Article en


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