Introducing Buddhism

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Introducing Buddhism by Prebish; Charles, 9780415550017
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  • ISBN: 9780415550017 | 0415550017
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/28/2010

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Introducing Buddhismis the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. It explains the religion#xE2;#xAC;"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#xE2;#xAC;"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 Buddhismincludes illustrations, extracts from original sources, summary boxes, questions for discussion, suggestions for further reading and a companion website at www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415550017 Charles S. Prebishis Charles Redd Chair of Religious Studies at Utah State University. Damien Keownis Professor of Buddhist Ethics at Goldsmith's College, University of London. They are the editors of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism (Routledge, 2007).

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