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Buddhism, Fourth Edition

Buddhism, Fourth Edition tells the story of Buddhism's origins and its development into three major schools of thought—and presents the particular beliefs and practices of those schools of Buddhism … (See Below for Full Description)
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Buddhism, Fourth Edition tells the story of Buddhism's origins and its development into three major schools of thought—and presents the particular beliefs and practices of those schools of Buddhism that still flourish today. This fascinating title explores the concept of the "socially engaged Buddhist," the growth and practice of Buddhism in America, and the recent revival of Buddhism in Asia.

Coverage includes:
  • Introduction to the modern Buddhist world
  • The life of the Buddha
  • The spread of Buddhism throughout Asia, and the world
  • Differences between Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism
  • The literature of Buddhism
  • Buddhism and the arts
  • The year in Buddhism
  • Buddhism today and in the future.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-1-60413-105-5
ISBN-10 1604131055
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2049-2
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series World Religions
Author Madhu Bazaz Wangu; Series Editors: Joanne O'Brien and Martin Palmer
Publication Date 5/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Map. Sidebars. Fact file. Bibliography. Further reading and Web sites. Glossary. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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