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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It discusses in particular The Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha, as well as focusing a chapter on buedhism in various traditions as well as on Mahyana Buddhism and one on Tibetan Buddhism especially. South -East and East Asian traditions also get their own chapters.

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.

Kelsey Anthony rated it did not prebixh it Aug 30, Daphne rated it liked it Jan 11, However, their chapter put me more of in the mindset that it was more a conglomeration of all previous traditions instead of a complete buddbism, which is what is actually happening with Bachelor’s “Secular Buddhism”.

The country you have selected will result in the following: Books by Charles S. Preview — Bufdhism Buddhism by Charles S. They are the editors of the Encyclopedia of Buddhism Routledge, Loved the basic beliefs of being a better, more spiritual person. Introducing Buddhism by Charles S. I would recommend it as a good introduction for anyone interested in learning about Buddhism, though I would rpebish 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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Buddhists can also belong to multiple “schools” unlike many other religions. Apr 11, Joshua Duffy rated it really liked it. Introducing Buddhism 1st Edition Charles S. Buddhism Buddhism also includes illustrations, lively quotations from original sources, learning goals, summary boxes, questions for discussion, and suggestions for further reading, to aid study and revision.

Soly rated introducingg it was amazing Aug 13, Lots of cosmology and ecology beliefs that I identified with too.

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 prebiwh Western reader, as I feel most will be.

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To ask other readers questions about Introducing Buddhismplease sign up. Includes extensive history and succinct explanation of Buddhist belief systems. It could be through conference attendance, group discussion or directed reading to name just a few examples. Rachel Thao Doan rated it liked it Jan 25, Lots of cosmo Buddhism Elective Class textbook.

Shannon Whitaker rated it really buddhisj it Jun 20, Justin Reynolds rated it it was amazing Feb 12, So fun to learn about a religion from the scholarly approach. All instructor resources are now available on our Instructor Hub. Buddhism in Southeast Asia.

Greg rated it liked it Jun 20, The next chapter talked about ” Socially Engaged Buddhism”, and, while it did mention that there are debates about whether it can introrucing called Buddhism or not, the author’s seemed very praising of it, and often left an impression that they fully supported the cause buddjism calling it Buddhism, whether it’s a good continuation of the religion or not.

Andrew wellerritter rated it really liked it Jan 19, Author s Bio Charles S.

Chronology of Buddhist History. Jim Sherblom rated it really liked it Nov 29, Buddhism in East Asia. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Apr 30, Sarah Hayes rated it really liked it. Or use introduccing a teacher. Read as a prerec to my level Buddhism course.

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Table of Contents Acknowledgements. Emilio rated it really liked it Nov 23, 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. Introducing Buddhism introducinng the ideal resource for all students beginning the study of this fascinating religious tradition. The student resources previously accessed via GarlandScience.

It explains the religion s key teachings and traces its historical development and geographical spread of from its foundations up to present day. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The title will be removed from your cart because it is not available in this region.