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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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 of the religion or not.
Aug 30, Sarah rated it it was amazing. Buddhism Elective Class textbook. 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.
Paperbackpages. 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. We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. Request an e-inspection copy. Kelsey Anthony rated it did not like it Aug 30, Justin Reynolds rated it it was amazing Feb 12, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
A chapter is devoted to each of the major regions where Buddhism has flourished: It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. Open Preview See a Problem?
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Bookshelf application offers access: Prebish and Damien Keown, two of today s leading Buddhist scholars, devote a chapter each to the Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition.
The accompanying website to this book can be found at http: Buddhism in East Asia. I connected to a lot in this book because I was able to read the history and beliefs of Buddhism and draw my own interpretations and opinions. The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The country you have selected will result in the following: Refresh and try again.
Kariann rated it liked it Feb 05, Overall, the book was very informative, and, while I disagree with how the author’s presented certain chapters, I do recognize that they were necessary because of how prevalent Western Buddhism and Engaged Buddhism are when you search for Buddhism assuming you’re a Western reader, as I feel most will be.
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Toggle navigation Additional Book Information. The second section of the book is where I find the major problems of it. Jim Sherblom rated it really liked it Nov 29, To ask other readers questions about Introducing Buddhismplease sign up. Exclusive web offer for individuals. Read as a prerec to my level Buddhism course. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. Greg rated it liked it Jun 20, Great book to learn about Buddhism for the first time!
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Rachel Thao Doan rated it liked it Jan 25, I do admit to struggling some to keep up with all the vocabulary and technical terms, but I view that vuddhism a fault of my own rather than of the presenters, and I’m sure a more thorough re-read will do nothing but help me grasp it better.
The author’s talk about Western Buddhism, and rightfully distinguish it as a separate entity compared to “Traditional Buddhism”. Books by Charles S.
Chronology of Buddhist History. Nov 28, Davis rated it really liked it Shelves: Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. Summary Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religion. Already read this title?
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