In 2019, the New Jersey Legislature passed a law legalizing medically assisted suicide. Several other states debated similar measures.
Yoshihide Sakurai is a professor of human sciences and sociology at Hokkaido University in Japan, where he studies how Asian religions are evolving in a global age.
Christopher Key Chapple is a professor of Indic and comparative theology at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He contributed chapters on Hinduism and Jainism to the 2014 book Transhumanism and the Body: The World Religions Speak and has written on what Jainism has to offer to end-of-life health care debates.
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JainWorld.com maintains a dictionary of words important in Jainism.
Young Jains of America is an umbrella organization created in the hopes of “establishing a network to share Jain heritage and religion through youth.” It publishes Young Minds.
The Federation of Jain Associations in North America (JAINA) is an umbrella organization of over 55 Jain centers across North America. It published Jain Digest.
The Jainism: Jain Principles, Tradition and Practices Colorado State academic site offers resources on the history, beliefs and practices of Jainism and links to organizations with additional resources. Contact through the website.
Diana L. Eck is a professor of comparative religion and Indian studies at Harvard University. She is also director of Harvard’s Pluralism Project, which explores the religious diversity of the U.S.