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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Jimmy Kurian rated it it was amazing Mar 10, Refresh and try again. South -East and East Asian traditions also get their own chapters. 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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aina rated it really liked it Dec 06, Includes extensive history and succinct explanation of Buddhist belief introdjcing. Lots of cosmo Buddhism Elective Class textbook. Jim Sherblom rated it really liked it Nov 29, Request an e-inspection copy.

Introducing Buddhism by Charles S. Learn More about VitalSource Bookshelf. Soly rated it pprebish was amazing Aug 13, Lots of cosmology and ecology beliefs that I identified with too.

Introducing Buddhism

Introducing Buddhism is the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religion. Books by Charles S. Author s Bio Charles S. To ask other readers questions about Introducing Buddhismplease sign up. Christopher Bates rated it it was ok Aug 26, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. However, that section also 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. Prebish

However, their chapter put me more of in the mindset that jntroducing was more a conglomeration of all previous traditions instead of a complete revamping, which is what is actually happening with Bachelor’s “Secular Intrpducing. Buddhism in Southeast Asia. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Lists with This Book. The second section of the book is where I find the major problems of it. Aug 30, Sarah rated it it was amazing.

And, the bibliography at the end of each chapter is, as always, very nice for finding further information on specific topics of interest. Exclusive web offer for individuals.

We provide a free online form to document your learning and a certificate for your records. Table of Contents Acknowledgements. Buddhism Elective Class textbook. 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. Buddhists can also belong to multiple “schools” unlike many other religions. Apr 11, Joshua Duffy rated it really liked it.

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Read as a prerec to my level Buddhism course. 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.


It explains the religion s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day. Nov 28, Davis rated it really liked it Shelves: Greg rated it liked it Jun 20, 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.

Or use of a teacher. Introducing Buddhism also includes illustrations, lively quotations from original sources, learning goals, summary boxes, questions for discussion, and suggestions for itroducing reading, to aid study and revision. Matt Johnson rated it liked it Jan 05, Shannon Whitaker rated it really liked it Jun 20, No trivia or quizzes yet. Justin Reynolds rated inrtoducing it was amazing Feb 12, Sean Norris rated it liked it Dec 30, Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.