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Introducing Buddhism (World Religions)
Author Keown, Damien ; Prebish, Charles S.
Date2009.12.02
Pages344
PublisherRoutledge
Publisher Url http://www.routledge.com/
LocationLondon, England, UK [倫敦, 英格蘭, 英國]
Content type書籍=Book
Language英文=English
Note2 edition
AbstractIntroducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. It explains the religion’s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day. Charles S. Prebish and Damien Keown, two of today’s leading Buddhist scholars, devote a chapter each to the major regions where Buddhism has flourished - India, South-east Asia, East Asia and Tibet. In addition, contemporary concerns are discussed, including important and relevant topics such as Engaged Buddhism, Buddhist Ethics, Buddhism and the Western World and Meditation.
This new edition includes more material on the different schools of Buddhism including explanations in graphic form, monastic life, popular religion, Buddhist ethics, ritual, the Bodhisattva Path, the Jatakas, the transmission of Buddhism, and class, gender and race.
Introducing Buddhism includes illustrations, extracts from original sources, summary boxes, questions for discussion, suggestions for further reading and a companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415550017
ISBN9780415550017 (pbk); 0415550017 (pbk)
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