Introducing Buddhism has 34 ratings and 4 reviews. Joshua said: fantastic book on buddhism. covers history from before its inception to where its heading. LibraryThing Review. User Review – mwdefore – LibraryThing. Great Ebook! It answers many questions for the Western World. Read full review. Introducing Buddhism – By Charles S. Prebish and Damien Keown. Carl Olson. Allegheny College. Search for more papers by this author.

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Lots prdbish cosmo Buddhism Elective Class textbook. However, their chapter put me more of in the mindset that it ingroducing more a conglomeration of all previous traditions instead of a complete revamping, which is what is actually happening with Bachelor’s “Secular Buddhism”. Apr 30, Sarah Hayes rated it really liked it. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. Ashley Strobel rated it liked it Aug 26, Jim Sherblom rated it really liked it Nov 29, 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. Add to Wish List. Buddhists can also belong to multiple “schools” unlike many other religions.

Introducing Buddhism 1st Edition Charles S. Chronology of Buddhist History. Lots of cosmology and ecology beliefs that I identified with too. Read as a prerec to my level Buddhism course.


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Budfhism book to learn about Buddhism for the first time! Apr 11, Joshua Duffy rated it really liked it. South -East and East Asian traditions also get th As usual, I want to state that I am still very impressed with Routledge’s “World Religions” series, and this book just added to that.

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Introducing Buddhism also includes illustrations, lively quotations from original sources, learning goals, summary boxes, questions for discussion, and suggestions for further reading, to aid study and revision. Amanda rated it really liked it Aug 02, The country you have selected will result in the following: Exclusive web offer for individuals.

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Allison rated it it was amazing Oct 02, This book was very thorough, well written, and an approachable introduction to the religion. It explains the religion s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day.


Includes extensive history and succinct explanation of Buddhist belief systems. South -East and East Asian traditions also get their own chapters. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Introducing Buddhism by Charles S. Nov 28, Davis rated it really liked it Shelves: As usual, I want to state that I am still very impressed with Routledge’s “World Religions” series, and this book just added to budhdism.

Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. Sean Norris rated it liked it Dec 30, For Instructors Request Inspection Copy. The book starts with the development of Buddhism in India, then talks about the bkddhism in other countries.

The next chapter talked about ” Socially Engaged Buddhism”, and, while it did mention that there are debates about whether it can be called Buddhism or not, the author’s seemed very praising of it, and often left an impression that they fully supported the cause and calling it Buddhism, whether it’s a good continuation introducjng the religion or not. Return to Book Page.

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