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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Read as a prerec to my level Buddhism course. 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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Buddhists can also belong to multiple “schools” unlike many other religions. Add to Wish List. Maycee Spence rated it really liked it Feb 25, Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause. Amanda rated it really liked it Aug 02, Author s Bio Charles S. Amanda rated it really liked it Mar 04, Open Preview See a Problem?


And, the bibliography at the end of pebish chapter is, as always, very nice for buddhims further information on specific topics of interest. Andrew wellerritter rated it really liked it Jan 19, Rachel Roberts rated it really liked it Dec 16, Buddhism Elective Class textbook.

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The author’s talk about Western Buddhism, and rightfully distinguish it as a separate entity compared to “Traditional Buddhism”. A chapter is devoted to each of the major regions where Buddhism has flourished: Paperbackintrooducing. They are buddhlsm editors of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism Routledge, Introducing Buddhism includes illustrations, extracts from original sources, summary boxes, questions for discussion, suggestions for further reading and a companion website at www.

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Introducing Buddhism

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. Kariann rated it liked it Feb 05, Loved the basic beliefs of being a better, more spiritual person.

The book starts with the development of Buddhism in India, then talks about the development in other countries. Chronology of Buddhist History.

Kelsey Anthony rated it did not like it Aug 30, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. 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.


Buddhism in East Asia. Already read this title? However, that section inrroducing 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.

Introducing Buddhism by Charles S. They also didn’t really showcase the differences between the type of Buddhism preish found in the West Think “Buddhism is a philosophy, not a religion” and other such prebisg statements that are more influenced by Western Romanticism.

Soly rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Daphne rated it liked it Jan 11, Books by Charles S. To ask other readers questions about Introducing Buddhismplease sign up. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency.