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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They also didn’t really showcase the differences between the type of Buddhism generally found in the West Think “Buddhism is a philosophy, not a religion” and other such false statements that are more influenced by Western Romanticism. Loved the basic beliefs of being a better, more spiritual person.

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Introducing Buddhism

In addition to this regional focus, the introduction takes contemporary concerns into account, covering important and relevant topics such as Engaged Buddhism, Buddhist Ethics and Buddhism and the Western World, as well as a chapter devoted to Meditation.

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Prebish and Damien Keown, two of today s leading Buddhist scholars, devote introrucing chapter each to the Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition.


Rachel Roberts rated it really liked it Dec 16, Amanda rated it really liked it Mar 04, Reflections on the Nature and Study of Buddhism. Kylie rated it liked it Jul 17, Introducing Burdhism includes illustrations, extracts from original sources, summary boxes, questions for discussion, suggestions ijtroducing further reading and a companion website at www.

Aina rated it really liked it Dec 06, However, that section also contained a final chapter on Buddhist Studies in the West, detailing some of the early names as well as some of the issues that face Buddhist studies today, specifically mentioning things such as class, gender, and technology.

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Table of Contents Acknowledgements. Trivia About Introducing Buddhism. Return to Book Page. Lots of cosmo Buddhism Elective Class textbook.

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The Bookshelf application offers access: Emilio rated it really liked it Nov 23, To ask other readers questions about Introducing Buddhismplease sign up. However, their chapter put me more of in the mindset that it itroducing more a conglomeration of all previous traditions instead of a complete revamping, which is what is actually happening with Bachelor’s “Secular Buddhism”.

Introducing Buddhism 1st Edition Charles S. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http: Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Kelsey Anthony rated it did not like it Aug 30, I would recommend it as a good introduction for anyone interested in learning about Buddhism, though I would caution them about the Western Buddhism and the Engaged Buddhism selections, and to realize introducig both are a prebisy from what came before and influenced by Western beliefs and conceptions especially Batchelor’s godless Buddhism, despite the Pure Land traditions, putting one’s faith in the Buddha, etc.


Kariann rated it liked it Feb intdoducing, Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religion. We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. South -East and East Asian traditions also get th As prevish, 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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