Benjamin Kaplow

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B.A. Sociology, Haverford College
Areas of Interest: 
Social Theory; Comparative-Historical Sociology; Sociology of Religion; Cultural Sociology

Ben Kaplow studies historical transformations in religious practice, specifically the New Religious Movements of the 1960-80s, American Buddhism, experiential and universalistic religious orientations, and religious law. His past work examines the role of countercultural political activity and the Human Potential Movement in the expansion of Americanized Buddhism and meditative practice.