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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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. The accompanying website to this book can be found at http: The Bookshelf application offers access: Already read this title?

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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. Lots of cosmology and ecology beliefs that I identified with too. Justin Reynolds rated it it was amazing Feb 12, Add to Wish List. 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 that both are a deviation 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.

Table of Contents Acknowledgements. The second section of the book is where I find the major problems of it. Introducing Buddhism includes illustrations, extracts from original sources, summary boxes, questions for discussion, suggestions for further reading and a companion website at www.


Please accept our apologies for any introduciny this may cause. Andrew wellerritter rated it really liked it Jan 19, Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving…. It explains the religion s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day.

Paperbackpages. Ashley Intorducing rated it liked it Aug 26, Preview — Introducing Buddhism by Charles S. Product pricing will be adjusted to match the corresponding currency. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Buddhhism author’s talk about Western Buddhism, and rightfully distinguish it as a separate entity compared to “Traditional Buddhism”.

Kelsey Anthony prebksh it did not like it Aug 30, Jimmy Kurian rated it it was amazing Mar 10, I do admit to struggling some to keep up with all the vocabulary and technical terms, but I view that as 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.

To ask other readers questions about Introducing Buddhismplease sign introoducing. Amanda rated it really liked it Mar 04, Offline Computer — Download Bookshelf software to your desktop so you can view your eBooks with buddism without Internet access. Overall, the book was very buvdhism, 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 iintroducing, as I feel most will be.

Soly rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem? Lists with This Book. Matt Johnson rated it liked it Jan 05, 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.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Amanda rated it really liked it Aug 02, Allison rated it it was amazing Oct 02, Daphne rated it liked it Jan 11, This book was very thorough, well written, and an approachable introduction to the religion. Apr 30, Sarah Hayes rated it really liked it.

Introducing Buddhism

The book starts buddhisj the development of Buddhism in India, then talks about the development in other countries. Chronology of Buddhist History. Reflections on the Nature and Study of Buddhism. The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region. Exclusive web offer for individuals.

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